A healthier commute: benefits you haven’t thought of

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 […]

By | 2018-06-20T07:12:36+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Featured, Informative, Uncategorized|

GoMetro’s CEO on Tunisia

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 […]

By | 2018-06-14T13:33:55+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, Talking Mobile|

Mobility saving the planet – Germany, you’re doing it right

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 […]

By | 2018-06-14T13:25:58+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Featured, Informative, Talking Mobile|

Guest post: Exploring mobility as a service in emerging markets

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!

The […]

By | 2018-06-14T13:23:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Featured, Informative, Talking Mobile|

Behold the Pro… and get ready to party

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 […]

By | 2018-05-21T07:52:32+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Talking Mobile, Uncategorized|

Questions we need to ask about urban mobility now

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 […]

By | 2018-05-14T09:34:19+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Traffic|

Are you ready for April, GoMetropolitans?

April is going to be a good one for SA as far as innovation in mobility is concerned… All the public holidays don’t seem to be slowing us down one bit.

Get ready for flx

GoMetro is geared up and excited to launch GoMetro flx, our new ridesharing mobility solution, with the people of Cape Town […]