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Public Transit Hardware & POS Solutions, by Modeshift

Hardware – every transit agency executive’s nightmare. Along with Excel spreadsheets, of course. What if we took this burden off your shoulders? Modeshift’s team can help transit agencies reuse their legacy equipment or assist with the purchase of new hardware. Our account-based fare collection system is completely hardware-agnostic and media-agnostic which means we can work […]

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131 Ideas For Empowerment In The Transition To Sustainable Urban Mobility: GUIDE

Sustainable urban mobility has become a buzzphrase in recent years. And it’s only natural since the negative effects of transit are growing exponentially, affecting people’s health and creating logistical difficulties in cities big and small across the world. The significant technological innovations in the field have created a pathway for the transition to sustainable urban […]

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Modeshift’s Invitation: Data Storage Solution For InnoAir

EN: Modeshift is a partner of the InnoAir project – „Innovative public transport meeting the citizens’ demand for cleaner air in the urban environment”, according to Invitation 5, an initiative of the Urban Innovative Action (UIA) with the European Commission. The project started in July 2020 and will go on for three years. Its main […]

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The Modeshift CAD & AVL Systems: Public Transit Running Smoothly

At the heart of every transit business lies impeccable organization. To deliver on-time performance and make sure all processes are handled efficiently, we developed a set of tools that synchronize the way transit agency staff and management interact. Let us introduce you to our Computer-aided Dispatch and Automatic Vehicle Location systems! In this article… What […]

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On-demand Public Transportation Platform Architecture: April ’21 Update

The INNOAIR project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative. As part of the INNOAIR initiative, Modeshift Europe has been actively developing and improving an innovative on-demand public transportation platform that will help in the transition towards cleaner air and connected green initiatives. We have reached an important […]

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Trip Planning, Tickets & Validations: The Modeshift Mobile App

Mobile ticketing apps? We’ve seen them all – those that give you only one payment option, those that crash right when you need them, those that work but are not fun to use. For a technology so advanced and so important to modern-day living, it’s baffling that mobile ticketing has seen so many failed apps. […]

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Account-based Fare Collection: The Modeshift Way

When we started working on Modeshift, we knew we wanted to get one thing right from the first time: simple yet powerful account-based ticketing that works for everyone. During the past decade, many cities converted to account-based and saw the beauty of this system. But what exactly is it, why does it matter for smart […]

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Micromobility: Pros & Cons Of An Agile Transit Solution That’s Here To Stay

Micromobility. Touted as the universal pain-killer for air pollution and gridlocks by some, condemned as a safety & security threat by others. What is the truth about this modern mobility solution that swept over cities in the past few years? Is it good or is it bad for the troublesome, car-dominated city traffic landscape? As […]

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On-demand Public Transportation Platform Architecture: October ’20 Update

The INNOAIR project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative. Modeshift Europe is proud to be a part of the INNOAIR initiative. Our central position to the project involves the creation and implementation of an on-demand public transportation platform (ODPTP) which will be carried out by a team […]

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Demand-responsive Transit: Where Is This Service Headed?

Demand-responsive transit (DRT) is not a new phenomenon – it has been around for more than a century. With recent advances in technologies, it’s coming back to life after years of being discarded as an inefficient transit option. What has changed? How does DRT fit in the current transit landscape? And is it realistic to […]

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The Importance Of Mobile UI & UX In Public Transit Systems

In a world of thousands of apps, how do you design one that stands out? Especially if it’s in a domain most people consider boring (yet highly functional) – like public transit? Many designers have pondered over these questions – today we’re covering their conclusions so that we can help you understand the importance of […]

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