transport

Revenue generated by the use of MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) platforms, which integrate different transport services (including buses, taxis, rail and metro) into a single app, will exceed $52 billion by 2027, up from $405 million in 2020, according to a new study from Juniper Research. The new research, Mobility-as-a-Service: Business Models,

The NSW Government has proposed radical reforms to the state’s transport pricing, suggesting a subscription model “like Netflix”. The model would involve a recurring fee covering both public and private transport including road tolls and ride sharing companies, according to NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance. “I envisage a subscription service

There is an appetite in Australia for more digital technology in transport services, according to a new study from Stanford University.  Most Australians would be happy to share more data, use a consolidated mobile payment app, and trial automatic identification systems through bluetooth or facial recognition, if doing so would

Shebah founder George McEncroe

Women-focused ride sharing service Shebah is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $3 million in an effort to circumvent the “male gatekeepers” of venture capital. Founded in Melbourne in 2017, Shebah’s service promises women safe transportation without harassment and, on the other side, employment opportunities to work as drivers.

mobile ads

A new study from Juniper Research found that users of mobile ticketing will total 1.9 billion by 2023, up from 1.1 billion in 2019. In comparison, the total number of digital ticketing users across mobile, online and wearable channels, will reach 2.2 billion by 2023. According to the new research, Mobile

Dockless electric bikes have arrived in Sydney. Last week 300 bright green bikes were distributed within the city centre, signifying the launch of US-based transportation start-up Lime. Also known for its electrified scooters, Lime launched a three month electric scooter pilot at Monash University in Melbourne last week. Leadership Webinar: