transport operators

transport operators

NextBus Acquired by Cubic for $20.6M

allthingsd.com
NextBus, the provider of real-time transit information, was acquired by Cubic Transportation Systems. The companies said the deal was worth $20.6 million, subject to terms of the purchase agreement. Emeryville, Calif.-based NextBus, which was previously a subsidiary of Webtech Wireless of Canada, provides satellite tracking for more than 100 transit systems,...
NextBus Acquired by Cubic for $20.6M

GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

gigaom.com
GoEuro is one of a handful of companies that are trying to make multi-modal travel search – that is, being able to search at once across modes of transport including air, rail, bus and car – a reality. What’s more, like fellow Berlin startup Waymate, GoEuro is trying to accomplish...
GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

If It Comes With A Gagging Clause, It's Not Open Data

www.techdirt.com
One of the richest seams of open data concerns transport. After all, by their very nature, transport systems generate huge amounts of new data every day -- times, routes, travel options. Similarly, huge numbers of people use multiple means of transport, which means there is a big potential audience...
If It Comes With A Gagging Clause, It's Not Open Data

GoEuro Secures $4M From Battery Ventures, Hasso Plattner And Angels For Multi-Mode Travel Search Engine

techcrunch.com
A couple of years ago there was an ambitious startup called Zoombu which concentrated on aggregating transport solution ‘across platforms’ – in other words linking up trains, buses and airline time tables and allowing users to book. Indeed, the search engine – which launched in 2008 – was in much...
GoEuro Secures $4M From Battery Ventures, Hasso Plattner And Angels For Multi-Mode Travel Search Engine
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