Entries by Sara-Jessica Dilks

On-street success: more than 28,000 Arlington RAPID trips booked during first year of on-demand AV public transportation service

RAPID selected to receive additional funding to continue to integrate AVs into existing Via Arlington  service, further expanding access to efficient, safe and equitable on-demand public transportation March 18, 2022 (Arlington) — Arlington RAPID, the first program in the United States to integrate on-demand, autonomous vehicles (AVs) into an existing public transportation service, has provided […]

Ulster County and Via’s proposal to bring on-demand, electric microtransit to Kingston and Ellenville awarded grant

The proposal, Ulster Connect, has been awarded a Phase One grant through the New York Clean Transportation Prizes’ “Clean Neighborhoods Challenge.” Ulster County would be one of the only Counties in the State to offer on-demand, electric microtransit March 14, 2022 (Ulster County, NY) — Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that a proposal to […]

Via launches new on-demand public transport service in Austria with VVT

With RegioFlink, two on-demand vehicles will run as a supplement to existing public transport services, allowing greater convenience for locals and visitors in Wattens to connect with essential and leisure destinations March 2, 2022 (Wattens, Austria) — On March 1, Via and VVT launched RegioFlink, the new public transport offering in Wattens, Austria. RegioFlink is […]

St. Lucie County launches Area Regional Transit On-Demand, a new app-based, on-demand transportation service

ART On-Demand will leverage technology to expand access to efficient, flexible mobility for residents and visitors in St. Lucie County March 1, 2022 (St. Lucie, FL) – St. Lucie County is proud to announce the launch of the new Area Regional Transit On-Demand (ART On-Demand) public transportation service, which for the first time will allow […]

Motional and Via launch on-demand robotaxi service in Las Vegas

The partnership signifies the first step in Motional and Via’s long-term vision to introduce networks of on-demand and shared robotaxis at scale in cities — with the ultimate goal of using autonomous vehicles (AVs) to expand the public’s access to safe, affordable, and sustainable transportation options February 24, 2022 (Las Vegas, NV) — Motional, a […]

Arlington Via Rideshare Celebrates 1 Million Trips with Free Rides on Valentine’s Day

Since 2017, Arlington’s on-demand, rideshare public transportation service has helped residents, students and visitors reach neighborhoods, shopping centers, offices, restaurants, medical facilities and other key destinations across The American Dream City Feb. 11, 2022 (Arlington, TX) — It’s a deal that’s sweeter than a heart-shaped box of chocolates! To celebrate 1 million trips on Arlington’s […]

Hamilton Flex, Via and Waikato’s new on-demand public transport service, is already receiving rave reviews

January 18, 2022 (Waikato, New Zealand) — Hamilton Flex, a new tech-enabled, on-demand public transport system trialled over the weekend by Waikato Regional Council, has had positive feedback from passengers. Flex is powered by Via, the global leader in TransitTech. The ride share service started operating on Friday and Saturday nights in the Hamilton CBD […]