Tag: on-demand transportation

Travel & Public Transit

How Microtransit Can Help Solve Slowing Ridership

June 3, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

We face enormous challenges in transportation. Our infrastructure is overloaded, while traffic and congestion continue to balloon. In the U.S., transportation has become the No. 1 cause of greenhouse-gas emissions. We need to do better, and it starts with improving […]

Travel & Public Transit

OCTA unveils new microtransit vehicles ahead of launch

October 9, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

Calif.’s Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) unveiled the vehicles that will carry passengers on the new OC Flex microtransit pilot program set to launch in two zones beginning next week. The shuttles, each capable of holding up to eight passengers, […]


Via, Mercedes-Benz Vans partner with Berlin transit to launch rideshare service

December 28, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

ViaVan, the joint venture between Via and Mercedes-Benz Vans, announced a new partnership with Berlin’s public transit authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) to launch the largest public sector deployment of on-demand shuttle service anywhere in the world, with a fleet of […]

Impact & Regulations

How Universities Use Technology to Provide Safe Transportation

February 7, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Technology has evolved in such a way that the entire world is at our fingertips. From ordering a pizza to buying a car, the world is just a click away. This has even permeated the mobility world, with ride-sharing services […]