Entries by Andy Ambrosius

Via launches first on-demand deployment in Ontario with Sault Ste. Marie transit services

Sault Ste. Marie On-Demand aims to overhaul an underutilized fixed-route bus network with on-demand microtransit technology  August 26, 2019 (SAULT STE. MARIE, ON) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new public transportation deployment in partnership with Sault Ste. Marie Transit Services, a leading transit provider […]

Via overhauls paratransit with new on-demand service in Michigan

Rapid On Demand is among the first paratransit services in the United States to integrate with on-demand ridesharing technology  August 5, 2019 (GRAND RAPIDS, MI) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new paratransit deployment in partnership with The Rapid, a leading public transportation provider in […]

Via and Trinity Metro launch ZIPZONE, connecting Fort Worth residents to public transit

The new first- and last-mile service will support connections to the Mercantile Center Station July 22, 2019 (FORT WORTH, TX) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new public transportation deployment in partnership with Trinity Metro, a leading Texas public transit provider. Called Mercantile  ZIPZONE, the […]

Via launches ‘COTA Plus’ on-demand transit in partnership with Central Ohio Transit Authority

COTA Plus is Via’s first microtransit deployment in the greater Columbus area, living up to the city’s “Smart Columbus” initiative.  July 18, 2019 (Columbus, Ohio) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new public transportation deployment in partnership with the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), a […]

Via and HP Transportes expand CityBus 2.0 to 13 new neighborhoods of Goiânia, Brazil

In a response to growing demand, CityBus 2.0 will soon span more than 25 square miles and service approximately 340,000 residents.  July 11, 2019 (Goiânia, Brazil) — Via, the world’s leading developer of on-demand shared mobility solutions, today announced an expansion of its CityBus 2.0 on-demand transportation deployment in partnership with HP Transportes Coletivos to […]

ViaVan and Debono Group launch Malta’s first-ever ridesharing service

Cool is ViaVan’s tenth dynamic on-demand transit deployment in Europe, and the first service in Malta to offer shared rides July 11, 2019 (MALTA) — ViaVan, the joint venture between global on-demand shared transit experts Via and Mercedes-Benz Vans, today announced a new transportation venture in partnership with the Debono Group called Cool. The new […]

Via unveils its first autonomous vehicle service as pilot to transform public transportation

The partnership with Busways and EasyMile marks Via’s first autonomous vehicle deployment in the world, serving a community in New South Wales, Australia.  July 11, 2019 (New South Wales, Australia) — Via, the world’s leading developer of on-demand shared mobility solutions, announced today its first public autonomous vehicle (AV) service in the world. The AV […]

Via and Hampton Jitney launch flat-rate airport service

Hampton Jitney riders now have affordable and convenient first-and-last mile connection to JFK and LGA  June 27, 2019 (NEW YORK)— A new partnership between Via, the leader in on-demand public transit, and Hampton Jitney beginning June 27 will make travel to-and-from the Hamptons easier and more affordable than ever with the launch of flat-rate Via airport […]

ViaVan results strong for on-demand shared transit at Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant

28 June 2019 (Bremen, Germany) — ViaVan, the joint venture between Via, the leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility, and Mercedes-Benz Vans, has successfully completed the pilot phase of an on-demand, dynamic corporate shuttle at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant. The service has become an integral part of the plant’s mobility offerings, having demonstrated […]

Via launches ‘Ride On Flex’ on-demand transit in partnership with MCDOT

‘Ride on Flex’ is one of a number of Via’s on-demand microtransit projects in the greater Washington DC region June 26, 2019 (Montgomery County, MD) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new microtransit deployment in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), a […]

Via announces on-demand microtransit in Manor and Austin with Cap Metro

Pickup will debut in Manor, TX and will expand to four Austin neighborhoods later this year. June 25, 2019 (Austin, TX) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new microtransit deployment in partnership with Cap Metro, a leading Austin public transit provider. Called Pickup, the new […]

Via and the City of Newton launch microtransit network aimed to support local seniors

The new on-demand service “NewMo” is tailored exclusively to Newton’s senior population, increasing both mobility and wellness June 13, 2019 (Newton, MA) — Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions, today announced a new microtransit deployment in partnership with the City of Newton called Newton in Motion, or NewMo. The […]