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Helsinki goes contactless for public transport access

Uber is offering £5,000 grants to London drivers to switch to electric vehicles and reach its target of an electric fleet in London by the end of 2025

Voi is launching Group Ride, a new feature that allows users to ride electric scooters with up to four friends, ensuring safety and conviviality

2024 Olympics: due to a delay in obtaining EASA and DGAC certifications, Volocopter’s flying taxis will not be transporting athletes during the Paris Olympics

Australian mobility software provider Loopit raises $3.95 million to expand into the United States

DKV Mobility app now lets you enter mileage for electric charging

ALL, the Accor Group’s reservation platform and loyalty program, is now available on the SNCF Connect website and app

After 7 years in business, Renault announces the sale of Karhoo’s activities, now in receivership

Today, SNCF puts 50,000 flash tickets on sale for €5 to celebrate Ouigo’s second birthday

“Cubic – Park & Bike” launches a crowdfunding operation to cover the launch costs of Barcelona’s first secure bicycle parking facility

Business travel company Ayruu partners with Edenred Payment Solutions to provide virtual cards in its workflow, to facilitate payment to suppliers and travel partners across Europe

Rouen (France): Lovelo’s self-service bicycles have passed the 200,000-trip mark since the service was launched nine months ago

Nextbike announces the launch of AMBici, a fleet of 350 new electric bicycles in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area

Getaround partners with Roamly to offer a new insurance product for its fleets owners and cars shared on HyreCar

Parkopedia and BMW Group strengthen their partnership to facilitate access to charging stations and improve the user experience

In the French city of Montpellier, free travel boosts bus and streetcar ridership by 23,4%

Renault will test its autonomous shuttles, developed with WeRide, at the 2024 edition of the famous Roland-Garros tennis tournament

India: Kochi Metro takes a step towards digitizing its ticketing system by introducing Google Wallet as a payment option

FREENOW, Europe’s leading taxi app is now available to Cytric customers via Karhoo

Bolt announces an investment of over €100 million in France over the next 5 years, consolidating its position as number 2 in the VTC sector

Olympic Games 2024: France.fr reinvents itself with a travel planner powered by AI to simplify personalized travel planning with suggested activities and restaurants based on visitors’ criteria

Beep, is partnering with the Hawaii Department of Transportation and Sustainability Partners to launch a pilot project for a set of autonomous shuttles at Honolulu International Airport

Edinburgh is extending access to electric charging to car club members, giving residents the chance to try out and use electric vehicles without owning one

Voi celebrates 20 million journeys in Berlin and 8 million journeys in Munich

HOURCAR introduces electric car sharing in apartment blocks

The Travel-as-a-Service platform Spotnana is now live in Mexico

Today, Voi is celebrating 20 million rides in Berlin and 8 million in Munich

To avoid unpleasant surprises, FREENOW launches fixed-price cabs in Hamburg

Pango, the smart mobility platform, announces an acquisition of Gett from its current shareholders VNV, Access Industries and MCI Capital for $175 million

In a bid to remain competitive in the Chinese market, Toyota has teamed up with BYD to present two new electric models at the Beijing Motor Show

Siemens Mobility invests in digital service depot for trains in Dortmund

The micromobility service, Voi, announces that it has just hit 250 million journeys in Sevilla

French Government announces that SNCF CEO Jean-Pierre Farandou will be replaced after the Olympics

Soon, the Interac® debit card will also be able to be used to pay directly on all OC Transpo buses in Ottawa and Gatineau (Canada)

A door-to-door transport-on-demand service for people with reduced mobility and visual impairments in the Lyon Metropolitan Area at the same price as a TCL ticket

Sweden : Skånetrafiken to launch new on-demand public transport trial

Bolt secures debt facility of €220M to allow IPO

WEBTAXI and Uber join forces to improve mobility in Luxembourg by combining WEBTAXI’s local services with Uber’s technology

Hertz is selling 10,000 electric cars, continuing its divestment in this sector

By joining the TSA PreCheck program, Air Tahiti Nui offers its passengers simplified security checks at over 200 airports in the U.S

U.S. electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. repeats wave of layoffs to “preserve cash flow”

Leasys, a joint venture between Stellantis and Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, is celebrating its first year with promising results, including a 2 billion euro increase in assets

Auckland Transport’s Fareshare initiative (New Zealand) encourages sustainable travel by subsidizing employees’ public transport costs

Despite a hesitant start in the United States, Stellantis relaunches its Free2move car-sharing service, extending its monthly car subscription to American dealerships

Uber ceases operations in Pakistan, directing users to switch to Careem

Vienna-based company ELOOP is ending its electric car-sharing offer following a restructuring process due to an increase in damage to the Tesla vehicles

‘BuuPass acquires Quickbus and extends its pan-African bus ticketing network to Nigeria and South Africa.

“Superpedestrian”, the micromobility specialist, is partnering the German city of Nuremberg for the next five years.

Estonian autonomous shuttle startup Auve Tech has introduced its new MiCa shuttle model in United States

Land Transport Authority (LTA) Singapore has allowed Anywheel to add another 5,000 units to its fleet, pushing its fleet to a total of 35,000

Stargate project : Brussels Airport partners with IES to create a digital twin, showcasing how its buildings could achieve net-zero emissions by 2030

The French cities of Pau and Le Mans partner with Keolis to support and develop their transit networks

Bolt is now online in Zurich, Switzerland with a limited number of drivers (600) because of all the regulations

Dutch start-up Fynch Mobility has raised €1 million to promote sustainable business travel by enabling employers to measure and reduce CO2 emissions

Arriva to expand bus operations in Croatia with new contract win

Beryl and Enterprise Car Club work together to promote shared mobility and reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions

Ola, the Indian VTC giant, is cutting 180 jobs in its quest for profitability

France : The eco-bonus for businesses will finally continue until 2027

For the first time, sales of electric bicycles in France fell by 9%, between 2023 and 2022

It is now possible to book a subscription for an electric bike or scooter directly from the NAVIT app

Nantes Métropole plans to install 1,450 new recharging stations by 2025, including a subscription for professional

Bird owned e-scooter sharing company Spin reported a net profit in February while Bird posted a massive net loss

In the first quarter, Stellantis saw its sales fall by 12%, marking an unprecedented decline after several years of good results

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has approved the extension of dedicated bus and taxi lanes to improve the efficiency of public transport and reduce journey times.

2024 Olympics: RATP will be testing a system of intelligent cameras at Châtelet station (line 14) that will tell passengers in real time which metro carriages are less congested

VelyVelo, the French start-up and pioneer in electric bike hire for professionals, raises €6 million to decarbonise delivery fleets

Indra has signed an agreement with the Irish NTA to manage the ticketing system for all national public transport services (trams, buses, rail and the future Dublin metro)

Eurostar creates three new classes on the ensemble of new, baptized Eurostar Standard, Plus and Premier classes

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary and after having been a TIER Mobility brand for 2 years, nextbike is becoming independent again

SAS – Scandinavian Airlines will officially join SkyTeam on September 1, 2024

Iryo and Ouigo plan to compete with Renfe in the opening of the Portuguese rail market

Between now and 2030, a mega-project plans to build five RER lines to connect Casablanca to its region, transforming urban mobility

Australia: New technologies are being tested to improve bus accessibility for visually impaired and mobility-impaired passengers, enabling them to use public transport more independently

First Bus launches the UK’s first consumer EV charging centre, providing fast charging infrastructure along a tourist route

New Zealand: King County Metro announces $6 million grant from State Department of Commerce to expand electric vehicle charging access

Brussels-based MaaS app Floya wins prestigious Digital Innovation award at visitbrussels Awards

Turkish e-scooter sharing company Marti Technologies has announced revenues of $20 million and a net loss of $33.8 million for 2023

Singapore-based startup SWAT Mobility, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based vehicle routing solutions, has secured $7.2 million in funding

InterGlobe, IndiGo’s largest shareholder, is expected to form a joint venture with Archer this year and launch electric air taxis in India in 2026

Uber Technologies has teamed up with Klarna to enable its users in the United States, Sweden and Germany to use Klarna as a payment method on the Uber and Uber Eats apps.

Luxembourg, known for being the only country in the world to offer free public transport, is to extend this benefit to French commuters working in the country

Bolt and TIER Mobility banned from Gelsenkirchen (Germany), the two micromobility operators appeal the decision

FREENOW has just launched Taxi Green, a fleet of hybrid and electric taxis available on the app in all the countries where the super app operates

Olympic Games 2024: Ile-de-France Mobilités announces that it has invested 500 million euros in public transport

Zenpark leader in intelligent parking in France, and Getaround, European leader in car-sharing, have joined forces to offer Getaround’s professional owners a new parking solution at affordable prices

Jakarta: MRT has awarded a 4.2 billion rupiah contract to Japanese company Sojitz Corp to manage the extension rail systems

Swat Mobility secures $7.2 million in funding to drive its strategic expansion efforts across the asian market

mTrip and Facilitatrip partners to empower travel agencies and tour operators

Flix unveils comprehensive insights on environmental sustainability in collective travel in their second ESG report

Bolt has just launched its first fleet of electric bikes in Kenya

France : Angers football club has teamed up with electric scooter operator Pony to facilitate access to the stadium, offering free rides to several hundred users

An open source carbon calculator to estimate emissions from multimodal travel around the world has just been deployed, called LowTrip

BKK – Budapesti Közlekedési Központ choses Fluctuo to monitor car sharing

BlaBlaCar Daily has launched a collaboration with the Communauté du Pays de Meaux and Wimoov, supported by IDF Mobilité, to create a daily carpooling network

The SNCB has just announced a new feature that enriches the information available and improves the customer experience, also announcing a forthcoming update to the application planned before the summer

Google Maps is introducing a feature offering public transport or walking alternatives alongside road routes in around fifteen cities, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Montreal and Paris, if journey times are similar and practical

Capital Bikeshare uses incentives to encourage the use of its bikes by offering new users free journeys for a limited time

The shared electric two-wheeler mobility provider, Yulu, partners with the local Zeco Mobility to expand operations in Kochi, India

Valeo takes another step towards electric mobility and announces its new Valeo Power division

According to the American Public Transport Association, hotels in cities with direct rail access to airports have 11% higher revenue per room

Railcoop, the rail cooperative that wanted to relaunch the Bordeaux-Lyon line in the summer of 2024, has gone out of business

Voi rewards users who participate in their RideSafe.voi.com training with free rides

According to a recent study by the Paris Region Institute, the bicycle has overtaken the car as a means of transport in Paris(11.2% vs 4.3%)

Scotland is committed to introducing an integrated ticketing system for all public transport as part of its new transport policies

The shared mobility company Hoppy has just launched 50 self-service bicycles at Stad Genk in the Netherlands

AutoNavi backed by Alibaba Group launches taxi-hailing service in Hong Kong

MasterCard announces new virtual card mobile application to simplify business travel

Telekom integrates “Shell Smart Pay”, allowing you to pay at the pump directly from their MaaS application

Olympic Games: Paris 2024 Pass now on sale, from €16 for a day to €70 for seven days

Bolt launches taxis booking in Lyon and Montpellier to attract more business customers

The 11th class of the Moove Lab closes, supporting 15 innovative start-ups

Umob acquires MaaS Global and plans to integrate Whim’s functionalities into their application.

GrowthCap Ventures expands in the mobility sector by investing in car-sharing start-up Advance Mobility

Renault’s Plug Inn application, which allows EV drivers to recharge at private homes, is now being extended to businesses under the name Plug Inn for Business

Brisbane ferries launches smart ticketing for full-paying adult fares, with the payment by credit cards

OUIGO España continues its ultra-low-cost pricing strategy by offering 10,000 tickets for €1 on its new Madrid-Valladolid route

Mango invests in shared mobility start-up Hoop Carpool

DFDS has finally added road transport to its Mediterranean ferry network by purchasing the international transport network of Ekol Logistics for 276 million dollars.

In France, the Mobility Challenge in Pays de la Loire, currently ongoing for its 6th edition, aims to reduce the environmental footprint during our travels.

Balety and Romio have merged to launch a car-sharing start-up in Mexico, aiming to reduce carbon emissions and improve mobility in five major cities

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