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Using technology to develop an effective last-mile logistics strategy

Using technology to develop an effective last-mile logistics strategy

By ProShip With e-commerce booming and more consumers shopping online, the push towards speedier fulfillment approaches and efficient last-mile logistics is strong. In the race to implement new technologies, experiment with new transportation approaches and utilize...
Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

BY DAN SCHERE Washington’s regional transit system is planning a $1 million, one-year pilot program to subsidize taxi and ride-sharing trips for Metro users between midnight and 4 a.m. when the subway system is closed. Business...
Curbtrac launches a multiple parking app management platform

Curbtrac launches a multiple parking app management platform

  Today CurbTrac, a Philadelphia based technology and consulting company, announced a new software platform for cities, universities and parking operators to easily manage multiple parking payment applications. CurbTrac provides enterprise solutions for our clients to...
Will smart cities end the trend of individual car-ownership?

Will smart cities end the trend of individual car-ownership?

By Neha Bhatia The streets of Dubai are abuzz with ride-hailing and -sharing platforms, and industry momentum around delivering future mobility, in line with the requirements of smart cities, has intensified after HE Sultan Al Mansouri, the UAE’s...
Uber partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

Uber partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

INSHUR and Uber have partnered to offer a range of insurance services to drivers who use the Uber app.  The fully digital insurance service is one of the first of its kind. INSHUR uses information...
Japan to let taxis set fares before rides

Japan to let taxis set fares before rides

By KAZUHIRO OGAWA Taxi riders in Japan will be able to confirm their fares in advance, under new transport ministry regulations designed to eliminate concerns over how much a ride will cost and encourage the use...
Smart cities

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

By Jonathan Woetzel, Jaana Remes, Brodie Boland, Katrina Lv, Suveer Sinha, Gernot Strube, John Means, Jonathan Law, Andres Cadena, and Valerie von der Tann Until recently, city leaders thought of smart technologies primarily as tools...

Cleaner, faster, greener: the Coming Revolutions

By LIAM MORIARTY Cleaner, Faster, Greener, and Cheaper: over the past century, fossil-fuel powered automobiles have become the default transportation mode across the industrialized world, impacting everything from patterns of land use to foreign policy. And while...

Uber – The New Wave!

Convenience has taken a whole new dimension in the transportation sector. With a smartphone, internet access, and a bank account (all of which you must have right now), you can have a driver take...
Telematics India

“Telematics will help ascertain correct premium”

Innovative products, effective distribution models and wider use of technology are required for the growth of insurance in India. Pushan Mahapatra, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI General Insurance, talks with Teena...

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