Transport for the North is working with journey planning app Citymapper to provide passengers with more up to date information on travel disruptions.
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Lime says its scooters will now appear as a travel option on the Citymapper app in major cities across the world.
The partnership will allow for more than 30 of Vulog’s large-scale projects to be featured on the platform, with fleet sizes as large as 2,000 vehicles in cities such as Paris, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Madrid and Washington, D.C.
Approximately 25 million journeys in and around London are allegedly made using contactless every week, with one in five using a mobile device, and the new feature aims to reduce congestion at payment barriers.
The belief that ease of ticketing is essential for public transport to compete with private players has led to Citymapper’s subscription pass.
It has been reported that Uber is looking into data integration with public transport authorities, which would put them in direct competition with Citymapper.
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