Entries by Jason Murphy

Via to provide its Technology and Support Services for Harvard University’s Evening Van Service

Via’s first university sector project applies the company’s on-demand rideshare technology to the campus environment Via’s on-demand mobility solutions announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Harvard University for the provision of Via’s rideshare technology and support services for the University’s evening van service. Students, faculty, and staff can now book […]

Via brings on-demand shared mobility to Tokyo, partners with Mori Building to launch dynamic shuttle

The Mori Building Company, a leading Tokyo-based urban developer, has tapped New York startup Via to launch an on-demand transit service in Tokyo, providing an innovative new transportation solution to urban areas. “We are thrilled to partner with Mori to bring Via’s revolutionary technology to Japan. Via’s vision is to provide cutting-edge mobility solutions that […]

Rideshare study shows Via drivers earn the most in NYC

With both the highest utilization and highest driver earnings, Via proves their shared rides model works for drivers and for cities A report released today, commissioned by New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission, established Via as the industry leader when it comes to driver earnings and vehicle efficiency in New York City. Via driver partners are on […]

Via launches city-sponsored rideshare service across West Sacramento

Via is revolutionizing public transportation in West Sacramento, California, by partnering with the city to offer on-demand shared rides. Starting on May 14, residents can book a ride in real time through the Via app and get picked up in a shared Mercedes-Benz van – all as part of the city’s transit offering. West Sacramento […]

Via Awarded Contract to Develop Singapore’s On-Demand Public Bus Service

Via, the leading developer of shared ride technology, has been selected by Singapore’s Land Transit Authority (LTA) to leverage its best-in-class ride matching and routing algorithm to incorporate on-demand technology into Singapore’s public transit system. Via’s technology connects multiple passengers who are headed the same way, allowing riders to request a ride in real time […]

Via expands: ride 24/7 and to new ‘hoods!

Whether you’re catching an early morning workout or headed home after a (very) late night, we’ve got you covered: Via is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Plus, our zone is expanding in a huge way: you can now Via from the tip of 16th Street Heights and Wakefield all the way down to Navy Yard […]

Via in all 5 boroughs!

Get ready to paint the town Via blue — you can now Via EVERYWHERE in New York City! In a congested city like ours, everyone can and should benefit from smart shared rides. Together with you, our loyal Via-istas, we’ve built the most affordable and convenient way to get around all five boroughs. Now, whether you’re grabbing dim sum in Flushing, […]

Via revolutionizes transportation in Australia with on-demand shared rides

Via, the leading developer of shared ride technology, is launching a new app-based on demand service in Newcastle, Australia, in partnership with Keolis Downer, proud operator of Newcastle Transport. The new service is a first of its kind and integrates Via-powered on-demand shuttles with a large scale public transportation system. Newcastle is the first city […]

Via and Go Bus bring Savy transport solution to New Zealand

New Zealand bus and transport company Go Bus today marked a Southern Hemisphere first as Savy hit the road in Queenstown. Using a smart phone app and the efficiencies of ride sharing, Savy will provide on-demand and affordable transport around Queenstown for the introductory flat fare of just $5. Savy is powered by Via, the […]

LA Metro and Via Join Forces to Offer Shared Rides to Select Transit Stations

LA residents will have a new, affordable, equitable, and accessible option to connect to major train and bus stations, thanks to a new partnership between the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Via, the world’s leading technology developer and provider of on-demand shared rides. The project is funded in part by the largest […]

Via Tapped to Launch First Ever On-Demand Public Transit System as Alternative to Bus Service in Two U.S. Cities

Arlington, Texas and West Sacramento, California have selected Via, the leading technology developer and provider of dynamic on-demand shared rides, to launch a pioneering comprehensive on-demand public transit solution for both cities. In Arlington, the new Via service will launch within a month, replacing the city’s single-route bus service and offering transportation options in areas […]

Via and Daimler announce strategic investment and partnership to bring Via’s technology to Europe and develop future mobility solutions

  Daimler makes strategic investment in Via Via, the world’s leading on-demand shared rides technology developer and provider, announced today that industry-leading automotive company Daimler AG will make a strategic investment to support Via’s continued rapid growth.   Via and Daimler set up joint venture to bring on-demand shared rides to Europe Building on a […]