TransitScreen to Incorporate Autonomous Vehicles Into Real-Time Transit Displays

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 20, 2017
TransitScreen is teaming up with an undisclosed autonomous vehicle maker to include self-driving shuttle service times on TransitScreen’s transportation displays, Mobility Buzz has learned. TransitScreen is trying to untangle the visual clutter of multimodal mobility through its transportation displays, and is “excited” about the advent of autonomous vehicles — as autonomy will only increase TransitScreen’s […]

Swiftmile Aims to Shake Up Bikesharing, Seeks $6 Million Series A

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 14, 2017
Bikeshare systems have exploded across the U.S. in the past decade, and Swiftmile’s solar-powered electric bikeshare program is no exception. The San Mateo, Calif.-based startup looks to raise $6 million in Series A funding by fall 2017, Mobility Buzz has learned, in addition to the $750,000 already raised in seed funding — led by Verizon Ventures […]

Zagster Brings Bikesharing to Texas A&M, Plans Additional Rollouts

  • Emma Sandler
  • February 23, 2017
With rideshare on the rise, startups are also shaking up the bicycle transportation sector, including Zagster Inc. The bike-sharing startup is expanding fast, and plans to roll out its program in several markets across the northeast this spring, Mobility Buzz has learned. Cambridge, Mass.-Zagster opened up its program to Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, this week, and […]

3 Startups Shaking Up Bicycle Transportation

  • Emma Sandler
  • February 1, 2017
Although the bicycle has been around as a mode of transportation for more than a century, bicycling as a mode of transportation is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. New innovations are now being introduced to improve and increase their use, integrate them better into daily life or simply to make them safer in dense urban […]