Articles

  • article 23 November

    Three Benefits Of Mobilising Bikeshare Data And Journey Planners

    It is now ten years since the launch of the world’s first large scale bike-sharing scheme, Velib in Paris. Since then, a thousand other schemes have been launched – bikeshare systems are now prevalent across the globe – popping up all the way from Manchester to Melbourne.

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  • article 23 November

    Picture the Data of 1,000-Plus Bike-Share Systems in One Place

    On Thursday, transportation data company Ito World is launching a commercial global bike-share data stream. App developers and app companies can pay for access. The stream will incorporate real-time data from more than 1,000 bike-share systems in cities around the world.

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  • article 7 July

    If it moves, Ito Motion can visualise it

    Ito World has launched an intuitive new visualisation tool for movement data. The company specialises in enhancing and visualising complex data to help solve global transportation challenges.

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  • article 7 July

    How Tech Will Transform Our Public Transport System: Are Uber Buses Driving Our Way?

    Recently Citymapper trialled a smartbus which they hoped will help revolutionise London’s bus service to respond in real time to passengers’ needs – like an Uber for buses. The trial used a tool they developed called Simcity, that suggests routes which would best accommodate passengers using data analysis of demand.

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  • article 23 May

    Visualising movement data for transport planning

    Visualisation is a crucial tool in understanding and communicating data. Its use in transport planning is growing but remains a specialist activity, often reserved for higher profile projects.

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  • article 1 May

    Traditional thinking won’t work

    A recent report found that a reluctance to share knowledge and data could cost the transport industry £14bn by 2015. We spoke to Johan Herrlin, CEO at ito World, a global data aggragator for transit and other Mobility as a Service…

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  • article 17 January

    Ito World gives commuters the data they need and transforms it into stunning visualisations

    Public transport is a data-driven matter. People navigating complex cities —like London— often have to use several means of transport to get to their destination. Being able to rely on a stream of real-time information is key to planning their journey.

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  • article 5 January

    The future of transport? Shared services built on data

    Mobility as a Service has the power to change the way we travel. Ito World CEO Johan Herrlin shares what’s driving the movement forward, from smartphones to autonomous vehicles, and the critical role that data – especially open data – can play

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