More need than ever to be safe on trains

Happy Monday GoMetropolitans! The GoMetro team likes to chat about the fun stuff as much as everyone else, but sometimes a really serious issue comes up. Like today. Without getting your week off to a heavy start, it’s come to our attention that a lot of people need to be more cautious with [...]

February 19th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Western Cape, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on More need than ever to be safe on trains

Don’t get budget blues – get mobile

One of the most nerve-wracking days of the year is almost upon us – no, not Valentine’s. The 21st of February, which is when current Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will deliver his first budget speech to the people of South Africa.   So what? We have a great country here, but [...]

February 12th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Western Cape|Comments Off on Don’t get budget blues – get mobile

The things that really matter

February is the month of love, and there’s nothing like love in the air to make you think about what really matters. At GoMetro, we’re excited about trends as much as the next startup, but there are some things that matter no matter what month it is. When trends come to meet the [...]

February 5th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The things that really matter

Are we en route to even more fuel taxes?

Good morning GoMetropolitans, and congratulations on getting through the first month of 2018. This week sees the beginning of February, also known as Budget Speech Month to us South Africans. There are plenty of people watching Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba with baited breath to see what budget he will bring - and many people [...]

January 29th, 2018|Featured, Informative, MyCiTi, South Africa, Traffic, Western Cape, Western Cape Metrorail|Comments Off on Are we en route to even more fuel taxes?

Africa’s MaaS market

Good morning GoMetropolitans! Well, January's almost over - but that means one of the most exciting months of the year for mobility is about to start... February is the time of  the 'MaaS Market Concept to Delivery' conference in London - the largest mobility conference in the world. Thinking about MaaS Market taking place [...]

January 23rd, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on Africa’s MaaS market

New Year’s resolution: be even more awesome

If you’re anything like us, you started the new year’s work last week this time, but today it starts for real. Schedules are filling up, meetings are doubling in size and life has started accelerating back out of holiday cruising speed. It can get really difficult to remember the New Year’s resolutions from [...]

January 15th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative|Comments Off on New Year’s resolution: be even more awesome

GoMetro’s next stop – Milton Keynes

GoMetro has already been having a blast in London in terms of presence in England, but now we have an exciting new place to make better - Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes is a place almost no one outside of the UK has heard of - but they will. In less than 50 years, [...]

December 11th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News|Comments Off on GoMetro’s next stop – Milton Keynes

Why it pays to pay your staff to come to work

There’s an interesting dichotomy happening in employee benefits thinking lately. On the one hand people are terrified AI will mean thousands of humans will lose their jobs to machines and people labour will become unnecessary. On the other hand, skills shortages and the constantly shifting nature of remaining competitive in the digital age means [...]

December 4th, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on Why it pays to pay your staff to come to work

Unexpected ups and downs of the two major mobility trends

The future holds two main trends for commuters: shared and/or flexible mobilty, and driverless vehicles. Studies have shown that South Africans spend less time in their cars but more money on them than most first world countries, and have a stronger emotional attachment to them too. And so, not everyone in South Africa [...]

November 27th, 2017|Informative, South Africa, Traffic|Comments Off on Unexpected ups and downs of the two major mobility trends

This week: Work shuttles around the world

The way we get to work is changing nearly every day now, in the age of innovation. While South Africa has yet to catch up on some of the acceleration, we seem to have a bright future in getting people to and from work in increasingly sophisticated corporate shuttles. While GoMetro gets SA [...]

November 20th, 2017|Informative, Uncategorized|Comments Off on This week: Work shuttles around the world