Articles tagged “public transportation”

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Rival Tour Operators G Adventures and Intrepid Travel Launch Ad Campaigns on the London Underground

You know travel is back when....arch rival tour operators G Adventures and Intrepid Travel have both unveiled new ad campaigns targeting commuters across London's transport systems.  G Adventures' "When was the last time you felt like this?" campaign, in which the company aims to showcase the joys of small-group adventures, features digital posters in London…

Startups

Optibus Raises $100 Million for Public Transport Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Public transportation planning software company Optibus spots an opportunity to help cities "build back better" as they redesign networks for buses, trains, bikes and more after the pandemic.

Optibus Raises $100 Million for Public Transport Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Tourism

Luxembourg Leads in Congestion Fight With Free Public Transportation

More countries in Europe are experimenting with free public transportation services. Both locals and visitors are beneficiaries of this shift.

Luxembourg Leads in Congestion Fight With Free Public Transportation

Meetings

Making Events Green Starts First With Transportation

Getting rid of plastic straws is nice, but the biggest positive impact will come from cutting back on plane trips and the use of gas-powered cars. At first, these changes may seem overly inconvenient, but that feeling will lessen once attendee expectations start to shift.

Making Events Green Starts First With Transportation

Rail

Uber Tests Express Pool Service to Compete With Public Transportation

Uber has been working on ways to bridge the gaps in public transportation for years. Express Pool, which asks travelers to walk to Uber vehicles instead of getting picked up where they are, is the company's most visible attempt yet to crack the huge market of commuters in the U.S.

Uber Tests Express Pool Service to Compete With Public Transportation

Rail

Singapore’s Outdated Mass Transit System Is Causing Problems for Commuters, Tourists

It looks like commuters in New York City and Singapore have a lot in common these days. If both cities don't improve their public transit systems, it's a lose-lose situation not only for locals but tourists, too.

Singapore’s Outdated Mass Transit System Is Causing Problems for Commuters, Tourists

Rail

Gondolas Seen as Transit Solution for World’s Crowded Cities

Besides being great tourist attractions cable cars and gondolas also help connect outlying neighborhoods to central business districts and have demonstrated the high degree of revitalization that is possible in cities.

Gondolas Seen as Transit Solution for World’s Crowded Cities

Rail

How Ridesharing Can Go Beyond Travel to Solve Urban Public-Transportation Problems

It's probably only a matter of time before governments and other public services begin to leverage the power of ridesharing services for the public good.

How Ridesharing Can Go Beyond Travel to Solve Urban Public-Transportation Problems