Entries by Andy Ambrosius

Hyundai autonomous cars hit the streets in Irvine, California

BotRide is Hyundai’s self-driving on-demand ride-sharing pilot service Riders can hail an autonomous Hyundai KONA Electric SUV directly from a smartphone Partners, Pony.ai and Via, collaborated on service development IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2019 – Hyundai, in collaboration with Pony.ai and the global public mobility developer Via, today unveiled BotRide, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle […]

Cooee Busways integrates on-demand transport with Australia’s new multi-modal ‘Opal Connect’ platform

Cooee Busways riders can now pay using Opal Connect, making Via one of the first technology providers to integrate with TfNSW’s new account-based ticketing system.  October 22, 2019 (SYDNEY) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of public mobility solutions, today announced the on-demand transport service Cooee Busways is officially one of the first […]

Cupertino taps Via to provide new on-demand public transportation network

Residents and commuters will soon be able to hail a Via anywhere within the City of Cupertino, improving public transit and enabling easier connections to CalTrain October 7, 2019 (CUPERTINO, CA) — The City of Cupertino will soon offer a new on-demand public transportation network in partnership with Via, a cutting-edge provider of on-demand public […]

Via Japan announces BlueVia, bringing on-demand transit to ITOCHU’s global headquarters in Tokyo

The new service in cooperation with Nihon Kotsu Co., Ltd. allows employees to hail a BlueVia ride on-demand during their daily commutes and between meetings. September 24, 2019 (TOKYO) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced its new service BlueVia in partnership with ITOCHU Corporation, one of […]

Northwestern University partners with Via to provide new on-demand safe ride program

The partnership allows students to book a Via on-demand for free, providing more vehicles and driver hours than the university’s previous Safe Ride program. September 18, 2019 (CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new partnership with Northwestern University, one of the country’s leading […]

‘Link On Demand’ popularity surges as Colorado commuters turn to on-demand public transit

The on-demand service draws hundreds of customers every week, letting riders leave their cars at home during daily commutes.  September 17, 2019 (LONE TREE, COLORADO) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today released milestone metrics for the City of Lone Tree’s Link On Demand transportation system, which launched […]

Research shows ArrivaClick is increasing uptake of public transport

A survey of 1,400 ArrivaClick customers in Merseyside shows 40 percent have switched from single use cars and taxis. Plus, 9 out of 10 customers would recommend it to family and friends, and there have been 27,000 app downloads in Merseyside after one year September 12, 2019 (LONDON) — A survey of nearly 1,400 ArrivaClick […]

Northeastern University taps Via to power new on-demand safety shuttle

RedEye marks one of the first times a North American university integrates its student shuttle with on-demand ride hailing technology. September 9, 2019 (BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced it will power a new transit deployment in partnership with Northeastern University, a global research university […]

Via expands in Austin, launching four new pickup zones with Capital Metro

Pickup has grown to a total of five service zones within just three months of launching the popular on-demand public transportation service September 5, 2019 (AUSTIN, TEXAS) — Via, in partnership with the leading Austin public transportation provider Capital Metro, has officially launched four new zones of its popular Pickup on-demand public transportation service, bringing […]

Cooee growth booms in the Sydney suburbs, drawing thousands to new on-demand transport

In less than three months, the on-demand public transportation network drew thousands of customers and the project has met its utilization goals well ahead of schedule.  September 3, 2019 (New South Wales, Australia) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today released milestone metrics for its new Cooee Busways […]