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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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Mobile Ticketing: The New Trend In Smart Public Transportation

Transit agencies across the globe are facing new and unprecedented challenges – from the need to implement more hygienic solutions to the need to increase ridership and help reduce the ecological footprint of a city. Technology plays a big role in the optimization processes of major cities, and public transit is a major area where […]

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Why Going Contactless Matters More Than We Can Imagine

Contactless technology has been around for years – yet it is now that we can fully appreciate how much it can help us thrive. As the world struggles to come to terms with the fact that life won’t ever be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic, we turn our eyes towards this simple solution that […]

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Taking Steps Towards The Global Adoption Of Mobile Ticketing

Mobile ticketing is an efficient way to solve the problems many transit agencies are facing today: it can decrease operating costs, improve line-speed throughput, even reduce physical waste. It’s a technology that has been implemented in many cities across the globe with varying success, but one thing stands out – even if available, mobile ticketing […]

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