Bestmile Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

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World Economic Forum on Thursday announced its selection of the world’s 61 most promising Technology Pioneers 2018, the most diverse class of such pioneers ever. Companies were selected for their potential to “transform society and industry” and “shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” Fulvia Montresor of the World Economic Forum said. Bestmile, which has developed a mobility services platform that enables … Read More

Micro-Transit: How Public and Private Transportation Operators Can Make Each Other Better

Micro-transit, so-called “Uber for busses,” provides human-driven shared, app-based, on-demand rides within cities using multi-passenger vehicles. These services have great promise for urban commuters and residents, and for public transit operators that are losing passengers due to the lack of a convenient way to get to and from stations. In addition to providing a convenient, lower cost ride to homes … Read More

Smart Transportation for Smart, Sustainable Cities

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Movin’ On, Michelin’s World Summit on Sustainable Mobility was held May 30-June 1 in Montreal. The event brought together 90 influencers in the transportation and mobility industries and more than 4,000 participants in the Movin’ On ecosystem, including Bestmile. Other invitees came from “academia, politics, cities and businesses, to chart a course toward sustainable mobility.” Meanwhile, the Urban Land Institute … Read More

Bestmile Joins Renovo’s AWare Automated Mobility Ecosystem to Enable Robotaxi Fleet Management at Scale

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Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform will help manage Renovo’s growing fleet of highly automated vehicles LAUSANNE – Switzerland and CAMPBELL, Calif. – USA, (May 30, 2018) — Bestmile, the leading mobility services platform used to operate, manage, and optimize highly automated vehicle fleets, today announced it has joined mobility operating system (OS) maker Renovo’s AWare Ecosystem. The integration of Bestmile’s Mobility … Read More

Bestmile Writes About How Mobility Services Can Improve Urban Living

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Will new mobility services make urban living better or worse? Some say more vehicles mean more traffic. Others tout autonomous vehicles as a cure for traffic and congestion. Bestmile’s Mike Cottle, VP of Sales and Customer Success, addresses this topic in Metro Magazine–the oldest and largest magazine entirely devoted to public transportation. “What will be badly needed…is an overarching mobility management … Read More

Bestmile Part of Team for EU Project to Integrate Autonomous Vehicles into Public Transit

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€22M AVENUE program will test autonomous transit for social, economic impacts San Francisco – USA, Lausanne – Switzerland, May 16, 2018 – Bestmile, the leading mobility platform that enables service providers to manage, operate and optimize autonomous vehicle fleets, today announced that the company was selected as part of a team that will oversee the European Union’s AVENUE project to … Read More

Mobility as a Service Models Begin to Emerge

Mobility as a Service (MaaS)—the idea of renting transportation when you need it through a service–has so far been deployed in fragments. First came virtual taxis from businesses like Uber and Lyft that you can hail from your smartphone and a private vehicle appears where and when you need it. Car, bike, and scooter sharing services now offer pay-as-you-go access … Read More

Bestmile Named Finalist for 2018 TU Automotive Awards

Bestmile finalist 2018 TU Automotive Awards

Bestmile has been named a finalist in the 2018 TU Automotive Awards for Best Auto Mobility Product/Service. The TU-Automotive Awards are the most prestigious and anticipated awards in the connected car industry. Celebrate the talent across automotive technology the day before TU-Automotive Detroit. Winners will be announced at TU Automotive Detroit on June 5.

Bestmile writes about the new transportation ecosystem in ITU News

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Bestmile VP of Marketing and Business Development Lissa Franklin writes about “Autonomous Mobility and the New Transportation Ecosystem,” in ITU News, the bi-monthly publication of the International Telecommunications Union. She discusses how populations are shifting to urban centers and how cities around the world are rapidly outgrowing their transportation infrastructures. New mobility services have the potential to create personalized, convenient transit … Read More

Bestmile Partners with UITP Program to Advance Autonomous Mobility for Transit Agencies

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Global Transit Organization Launches Effort to Put Public Transportation at the Center of New Mobility Services San Francisco – USA, Lausanne – Switzerland, March 28, 2018 – Bestmile, the leading mobility platform that enables service providers to manage, operate and optimize autonomous vehicle fleets, announced its participation in the Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP) SPACE Program, an effort by … Read More