After seeing 1.5 million passengers and recruiting 30,000 drivers since the June 2019 London launch, Bolt has unveiled a new hub for drivers in Chiswick, London, which aims to connect current and prospective drivers.
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The service uses a smartphone application and a fleet of ride-share vehicles to provide a service that is said to have no fixed schedules, no fixed routes and an infinite number of on-demand stops.
The application, provided by Matkahuolto, will initially include nationwide bus services and parts of local public transportation, with plans to further implement different modes of transport in the future.
Barry Dorgan, Head of Ticketing Systems at Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA), shares the organisation’s plans to overhaul ticketing, and expand and modernise services – all while keeping a close eye on the future of urban mobility and potential opportunities for MaaS integration.
The software, which until now is said to have been used to analyse and accommodate movement of motor vehicles, aims to simulate accurate real-life movements of cyclists.
Through the partnership, the Social and Sustainable Impact Department and Nino Robotics aim to develop sustainable and accessible mobility solutions for all, including people with disabilities or of reduced mobility.
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 Rail Passengers’ rights regulation text is said to provide a balance between the reinforcement of rights for rail passengers and the obligations of railway operators.
Passengers with a learning disability, autism, or any other communication barrier can show the driver their JAM Card to convey that they might require a little more time and understanding.
The partnership aims to challenge obstacles that blind/low vision passengers face when using public transport by connecting them with trained professionals for assistance.
The OMNY contactless fare payment system accepts taps from bank cards issued in over 112 countries from six continents.
UK transport start-ups and SMEs have been invited to collaborate with The Go-Ahead Group for the latest programme of its innovation lab to help small businesses grow and develop their solutions for passengers.