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Cityzen Mobility: the shared taxi with a social mission

Cityzen Mobility: the shared taxi with a social mission

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by Julien de Labaca | 12.22.11

In late October, Cityzen Mobility launched its shared taxi service in Paris dubbed “Alpha Travel.” The goal? Pool taxi rides to reduce costs for passengers. Alongside its public launch, the young company will create a service to benefit seniors: savings made from the shared rides will go to fund “Senior Mobility,” a social transportation service designed to help isolated and low income seniors get around.

Locomote simplifies the paths of public transport users

Locomote simplifies the paths of public transport users

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by Julien de Labaca | 11.23.11

After learning of the difficulties encountered by their friends in search of easily accessible housing, two developers took a stab at solving the problem with Isokron. Soon thereafter, the young entrepreneurs began tackling passenger information with their second creation Locomote, a route planner coupled with real-time passenger information.

Accessibility, a new reflection on open data

Accessibility, a new reflection on open data

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by Julien de Labaca | 10.04.11

Accessibility is a major headache for local authorities who must make roads and public transport networks accessible to people with reduced mobility (PRM) before 2015 in France. Accessibility is a serious issue for most elderly, visually and physically impaired people. Unfortunately, their mobility has rarely been made a top priority and thus has factored very little in the latest string of innovative projects.

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