Our team members will occasionally put forth interesting arguments about developments in mobile.

A shout out to the venture capitalists

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is hosting this year’s SAVCA Venture Capital Industry Forum the week after next at the swanky Sandton Convention Centre, and guess who’s on the menu? One of the chief case studies to be focused on on the night is GoMetro, which gets its own […]

By | 2018-08-27T07:27:04+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile|

Public transportation breaks the inequality cycle

The guys over at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in America are doing great work in terms of research for mobility and sustainable transportation – particularly looking at the public sector. What relevance can first world US graduates’ research have for us, you ask? Well, one of their latest research infographics focuses […]

By | 2018-07-24T07:45:33+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Traffic|

Three things we’d really like to see on SA’s trains

Happy new week, GoMetropolitans!

Cape Town is fairly unique in South Africa for its wide-spread, functional railway service that stretches throughout the city and all the way out to Sea Point. Up in Johannesburg, the Gautrain is unique too in its upmarket, first-class rail experience.

But what if these could be better? We’ve been thinking about […]

‘Meaningful mobility’ and what it should mean

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 […]

By | 2018-06-14T13:36:33+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile|

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|

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 […]