To Cape Town from Paris: a love letter

 GoMetro’s Baptiste Boittiaux is a Frenchman in love with SA. Having lived in Paris most of his life, he was recently back in the City of Lights for the Google PitchDrive tour – a high-profile tour of Europe’s biggest cities and biggest investors with Africa’s finest innovators – and he couldn’t wait to get back [...]

September 21st, 2017|Featured, South Africa, Uncategorized, Western Cape|Comments Off on To Cape Town from Paris: a love letter

Let’s talk about: cashless taxis

Guest post by freelance innovation journalist Katya Stead Every country has its own ways, its unspoken survival codes that seem set in stone. One of South Africa’s is this: don’t sit in the front of the taxi if you can help it, because you’ll have to count the money. But all that looks set [...]

September 15th, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Let’s talk about: cashless taxis

GoMetro takes on Europe with PitchDrive

We have just concluded an amazing business tour of Europe, thanks to Google and Co-Creation Hub in Nigeria. On Monday 14 August, representatives from 14 African start-up companies set out for PitchDrive – a whirlwind tour of London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Zurich and Paris, in which we met some of the biggest investors in the world. [...]

September 11th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, South Africa, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GoMetro takes on Europe with PitchDrive

The future of public transport, according to GoMetro

Public transport just ain’t what it used to be. It now involves hailing choppers in Brazil, self-driving cabs in the US and taxi minibuses with digital paying systems in Johannesburg. As public transport innovation and investment continues to heat up around the world, we look at some of the hot – and not [...]

September 1st, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on The future of public transport, according to GoMetro

New and improved GoMetro App

Introducing the new and improved GoMetro App Now available on iOS and Android Better. Faster. Easier to use. Light on data. More reliable. The latest changes to GoMetro will enhance your ability to plan your train journeys. [...]

August 28th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New and improved GoMetro App

10 most gorgeous views on train rides

We know, we know – it’s Winter, deadlines are never-ending, and December seems light years away. In this kind of environment, even taking the train to the office every day – easily the most romantic-hipster-fabulous way to travel around in the 21st century – can get a little dull. But we’ve got you covered. [...]

August 25th, 2017|Featured, South Africa, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 most gorgeous views on train rides

GoMetro puts Rustenburg on the map

Happy Friday everyone! The GoMetro team loves it when we are able to make a difference to people’s lives while getting on with our day jobs – and that’s just what happened when we took on the municipality of Rustenburg. “As a supervisor of my taxi association, I was impressed,” said Refilwe Nemavhola, [...]

August 18th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, South Africa, Uncategorized|Comments Off on GoMetro puts Rustenburg on the map

GoMetro hits Europe as part of Google’s dream team

GoMetro hits Europe as part of Google’s dream team Google is taking 14 of Africa’s best start-ups on an epic European funding trip. GoMetro, the only start-up from South Africa, will be meeting more than 300 investors in Europe in the next 3 weeks. Members of the GoMetro team left for the [...]

August 14th, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, South Africa|Comments Off on GoMetro hits Europe as part of Google’s dream team

Go for GoMetro advertisement to reach mobile users

GoMetro is the official mobile app for Metrorail that reaches users in Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. Commuters across these provinces use GoMetro daily to check for train updates, ranging from delays, train schedules and service announcements - corporates are also using GoMetro advertising to reach mobile users GoMetro app dedicates an [...]

April 3rd, 2017|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Talking Mobile|Comments Off on Go for GoMetro advertisement to reach mobile users

The new GoMetro Transport API with Accessibility Score

Taking the temperature of public transport in Cape Town with the new GoMetro Transport API GoMetro launches Open Data Public Transport API for Cape Town with Accessibility Score, Multimodal Journey Planner and Metrorail Line Updates Public transport is an essential service, enabling citizens and visitors to fully participate in the opportunities of city life. Good [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, South Africa|Comments Off on The new GoMetro Transport API with Accessibility Score