GUEST OPINION: The recent Zero Emissions Day (21 September) marked the day for us to reflect on what we can better do to reduce harmful carbon emissions and find more sustainable solutions in our ways of life.
Intel subsidiary Moovit has released analysis of millions of users’ journey requests in over 100 cities across 28 countries, combined with user research, revealing that due to COVID-19, 31% of Australians want to know how crowded a mass transport vehicle is before boarding, and 24% demand mobile payment to ride safely in 2021.
The total number of MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) platform users globally is forecast to grow b y over fivefold by 2021 compared with 2019, resulting in worldwide market reach to over 1.3 million users in 2021, according to new research.
Sydney public transport commuters using their credit card or mobile device to ‘tap on and off’ Opal enabled train, light rail, Sydney Metro and ferry services are set to receive the same Opal travel benefits as they would using their adult Opal card.
A new update to the Samsung Pay app allows use with NSW Opal public transport terminals.
Australia’s debit network, eftpos, has announced it is "fast-tracking the enablement of eftpos Tap & Pay technology for use on buses, trains and ferries, following new consumer research that shows Australian commuters would prefer to pay for transport with eftpos debit".
Five of a potential 32 micro buses have arrived in six inner west Sydney suburbs, letting you book a dedicated seat via app or phone to get to destinations around the area with much greater ease.
US global transport systems company Cubic Corporation has announced its Cubic Transportation Systems business division has been selected by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads to provide a new ticketing system for the state.
A resident of NSW has won the right to be allowed not to register his details when using a seniors Opal card, a smartcard that is used for transport in the state.
Transit Systems and Bridj are launching its "Demand Responsive bus services" in Western Sydney in late November, disrupting the Australian public transport space while still complementing public transport.
Google Maps' Transit feature now includes route and schedule information for New South Wales public transport.
Australians could be enticed to avoid travelling on packed and congested public transport during peak times with offers of incentives, including rewards like restaurant vouchers and relevant merchant offers, according to a newly published study.
Uber and TripGo have partnered "to help complement and extend the reach of public transport networks across seven Australian cities".
Aiming to simplify commuting, Ericsson is enabling TransLink Systems to "provide innovative fare collection services for commuters across the Netherlands".
The Malaysian Government’s public transport regulator has awarded a $27 million contract to Melbourne-based global smart booking, ticketing and payment solutions company Vix Technology.
Semble, the New Zealand integrated mobile wallet app for mobile network operators, has added public transport to its service offerings.
Victoria’s Auditor-General has issued a scathing report on the state’s trouble-plagued myki public transport ticketing system ahead of the re-tender of the contract for operating the system.
A new version of the Moovit public transport app for Android delivers several new and improved features, with an emphasis on usability.
There’s been a global explosion in the number of consumers purchasing tickets online for public transport or events using their mobile phones, tablets and PCs, with online ticket sales predicted to double over the next four years.
The Moovit local transport app is now officially serving selected Australian cities following a beta period that attracted more than 200,000 users.
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