Should public transport be free? Reasons it may not be such a great idea…

Imagine getting ready for work, hopping into a cab to take you to the train station, riding to your work neighbourhood and then grabbing a bus ride to your office’s door and paying… nothing. Absolutely nothing. Sounds great, right? Well, maybe and maybe not. There are numerous arguments for and against public transport, and […]

By | 2018-08-27T07:30:48+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Featured, Informative, South Africa, Traffic|

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|

Seven cities we’d love to see transformed with GoMetro Pro

It’s been one week since our big day, since GoMetro launched the app that could change the way people move worldwide – and still the excitement lives on.

For those who have been under a rock, on 15 May GoMetro announced it is partnering with international technology distribution and development firm, GMG Technology, domiciled in […]

By | 2018-06-14T13:19:22+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Informative, South Africa, Traffic|

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 […]

Why flexible mobility is awesome for the planet

Perhaps one of the most sobering things we’ve taken out of the drought in Cape Town is that you simply can’t live your best life without nature living its best life too. In fact, out of respect for what Capetonian corporates are going through with water restrictions, we delayed our hotly anticipated Gometro […]

By | 2018-05-14T09:34:19+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Featured, GoMetro News, Informative, Talking Mobile, Traffic|

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 are watching […]

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 is crazy […]

By | 2018-05-14T09:34:22+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Informative, South Africa, Traffic|

Six benefits to work shuttles that aren’t petrol savings – and some that are

Our parents lived by rules when it came to work. Just like their parents did before them. You have one job at a time, which you play out in your designated cubicle, and no gaps in your CV for silly things like travel. You keep your head down, you pretty much as a rule […]

By | 2018-05-14T09:34:22+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Featured, Informative, Traffic|