Search results for "urban mobility"

January 20, 2016
The Zipcar Effect

When the car-sharing service Zipcar launched in 2000, the automotive industry seemed to have little to fear. But the company was instrumental in shaping the modern ridesharing economy that even...


September 18, 2015
MasterCard Is Helping To Build Smarter Cities

MasterCard is putting its payments data to use by helping to support a data analytics platform aimed at fueling smarter and more inclusive cities. The company announced Tuesday (Sept. 15) it is...


August 24, 2015
Uber Links With Airtel Wallet For Mobile Payments In India

In the latest development that signals a continued push into India, Uber has linked up with Bharti Airtel in a deal that will let customers in India pay for rides...


July 13, 2015
Public Transit May Get The Uber Treatment

Move over, Uber. The next wave in transportation disruption may come from a myriad of startups looking to provide a convenient niche service to commuters. By offering rides based on real-time rider...


June 29, 2015
PayByPhone Targets Easier Urban Parking

PayByPhone, the mobile payments company that is focused on parking, said on Friday (June 26) in a release that it is streamlining the experience in a city setting. Based in...


March 04, 2015
Cubic Taps MasterPass For Mobile Travel Ticketing App

MasterCard is partnering with mobile ticketing and “intelligent travel solutions” provider Cubic Transportation Systems to stitch payments and retail offers into Cubic’s public transit ticketing and trip-planning app, the companies...


July 08, 2014
ParkTAG: Solving Urban Parking With An App

Anyone who has ever circled a block indefinitely looking for a parking spot can attest to the fact that when one is running late, there is almost no price too...


February 07, 2012
CoVantage Credit Union Deploys Tyfone Mobile Wallet Services to Its...

CoVantage Credit Union (CVCU), serving 17 counties in Wisconsin and Michigan, today announced the availability of Tyfone mobile wallet services to its members. CVCU teamed with Tyfone to bring mobile...


November 07, 2009
The Consumer Financial Protection Agency: Sorting the Critiques

Summary The proposal to create a new agency to police consumer financial products has been the subject of much debate Dr. Bar-Gill sorts out and evaluates the different critiques levied...