Long distance bus operators in the UK and Europe have announced a halt to services, while other operators worldwide are running reduced services as a result of the latest wave of COVID-19.
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Intelligent Transport catches up with Stadtwerke Osnabrück’s Werner Linnenbrink and Maik Blome to find out more about the German city’s novel approach to transport payments and its deployment of Check-in/Be-out (CiBo) technology.
Under the scheme, transport companies will be entitled to compensation in the form of grants for damages incurred by COVID-19 and the national lockdown between 1 March and 31 August 2020.
The service integration will become available in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich, designed to offer users a more diverse range of mobility options.
HLRS researchers have used supercomputing and VR visualisation to develop comprehensive models of urban environments, designed to support city planning and traffic management.
To further bolster its presence internationally, Spin will also apply for the upcoming Paris e-scooter share permit in March and will explore opportunities to participate in the United Kingdom’s pending e-scooter share trials.
MVG hopes the multimodal app will create more mobility in Munich, while simultaneously reducing car traffic.
A new study into the acceptance of air taxis has shown positive results, with the majority of participants already imagining using them today.
Germany is to provide €1 billion to support green urban mobility infrastructure and implement sustainable mobility solutions in India.
For a fixed monthly fee, residents of Augsburg will have access to buses, trains, rental bikes and car sharing within the city.
Intelligent Transport met Jochen Ehlgötz, Managing Director of TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe, to discuss mobility partnerships and developments in the German city of Karlsruhe and beyond.
In a bid to promote the use of public transport and decrease the use of cars, Germany is planning to increase subsidies for public transport services.
The goal of the partnership is to use new 5G technology to make urban mobility safer, more digital and more sustainable.
Blockchains are incorruptible digital ledgers of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not only financial transactions but virtually everything of value.
Berliners could be paying the equivalent of €1 a day for their public transport as mayor Michael Müller sets his sights on the Vienna Model.