We know the basic reasons that cycling or walking to work can benefit you, like lower cholesterol levels, saving the environment and being able to fit into your skinny jeans. But old habits die hard and for many the idea of including exercise into the commute sounds inconvenient, late-making and sweaty. Yet these downsides […]
Happenings in Johannesburg on 4 June have led us to our new favourite buzzword: ‘meaningful mobility’.
It was said by during a presentation to South Africa’s Competition Commission leadership by transport analyst Paul Browning on the 4th as part of an official enquiry into the country’s land-based public passenger transport market, focussing on […]
Good morning GoMetropolitans!
In the interest of our international kick lately, exploring all the far-away places GoMetro is helping to improve transport-wise, we bring you a post today on Tunisia direct from our CEO Justin Coetzee.
Why Tunisia? Smaller than SA, Tunisia and Tunis in particular share many of the same issues South African transport and […]
It’s just been EU Green Cities week over in Europe and so, this week, we thought we’d honour a comrade in mobility who is doing great things in improving the way folks move: Germany.
The Munich Transport Company in Germany, a municipal public transport operative, announced last week that they are launching a public ridesharing […]
Here at GoMetro, we’re blessed with some amazing engineers to keep us on the forefront of mobility. Today’s post is by Nigel Zhuwaki, GoMetro’s in-house Transport Planner. He’s here to tell us about the engineering side to a rather multi-faceted mobility coin based on his international experience. Read on!
It’s been one week since our big day, since GoMetro launched the app that could change the way people move worldwide – and still the excitement lives on.
For those who have been under a rock, on 15 May GoMetro announced it is partnering with international technology distribution and development firm, GMG Technology, domiciled in […]
Today is not just any Tuesday. Today is something of a milestone, not just for GoMetro, but for how public transport works all over the world.
You know those years-long transport initiatives by the government like the ones done for the 2010 soccer world cup? They tend to take billions of rands, months of expensive […]
Good morning GoMetropolitans!
It certainly is a good morning for GoMetro. On 15 May GoMetro will relaunch the GoMetro Pro app worldwide. It’s the final countdown to awesomeness, and we’re so excited!
Now, this is not just a new app – it’s the first of its kind in the world, and has been […]
The Mobility Centre for Africa held its 4th Future Mobility Roundtable earlier this month in Ekurhuleni, South Africa, once again bringing the growth industry of mobility into the spotlight. Among the things discussed there, in the home of OR Tambo airport, were smart airport cities, ride-sharing and innovative ways to provide mass transit systems […]
A couple of days ago, Cape Town was supposed to run out of fresh drinking water. Yet the much-covered, dreaded ‘Day Zero’ came and went on 12 April without the taps, lights or civilisation going off.
Yet experts are still saying there could be a (real) running out of water in the future, in spite […]