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 […]
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!
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 […]
You know what they say: have great innovation, will travel… This week we thought we’d let the rest of you GoMetropolitans in on what we’ve been busy with lately and how we’re changing not just our country for the better, but others’ too.
Welcome to Tunisia
Home to more than a million people, the […]
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 […]