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23.02.21

Going the last mile for small-town MaaS

We’re used to talking about multimodal MaaS in big cities, but that’s often where the conversation ends. However, we believe there are also compelling reasons to implement it in smaller municipalities, with a few adjustments.


Gerard Martret
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23.02.21

New opportunities for DRT in the pandemic context

Public transport systems worldwide have suffered weeks or months of plummeting demand, due both to the disappearance of commuting to school or work and the drastic change in habits.


Albert Tresserras
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23.02.21

Shotl is collaborating with MOVENS to make smart cities move

Shotl On-demand Shuttles is collaborating with Henshin Group Ltd. to include DRT and data solutions for Henshin’s smart cities solution, MOVENS, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.


Adrià Ramirez
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27.01.21

Shotl and Odakyū launch in Tokyo

Shotl partners with Japanese railway operator Odakyū Electric Railway to provide innovative first-mile, last-mile transportation in the city of Kawasaki, Tokyo Major Metropolitan Area.


Adrià Ramirez
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26.01.21

How to calculate the true value of DRT

What is the real value of on-demand public transport software? We’re not talking just about the price here, but rather the value for the passenger, operator or municipality.


Albert Tresserras
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26.01.21

Mobility Predictions for 2021

Let’s face it, we’re all hoping 2021 will be an improvement on 2020! And while we’re going to be living with the virus and its effects for some time, at Shotl we see good things ahead for mobility.


Osvald Martret
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15.12.20

DRT challenges - getting people on the bus

At Shotl, we’re often asked what the greatest challenges are in getting people to accept our model of flexible, demand-responsive transit. The answer may surprise you.


Gerard Martret
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15.12.20

Happy 100 posts

We are proud to have achieved the goal of publishing content each month that both informs about Shotl’s progress as well as summarises experiences and opinions.


Silvia Coronado
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15.12.20

Walking among virtual stops

Setting up a cloud of virtual stops to find the balance in terms of maximum walking distance -taking into consideration distance, time and even comfort- is a routine task for DRT planners.


Albert Tresserras
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24.11.20

5 essential steps to get users on board with on-demand

At Shotl, we don’t just provide smart vehicle booking and dispatch technology to run demand-responsive transport (DRT).


Gerard Martret
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24.11.20

Shotl brings on-demand to Brazil

Shotl partners with Axis Mobfintech in a first/last mile solution pilot in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, starting November 2020. The collaboration is part of the MOVX project.


Albert Tresserras
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03.11.20

On-demand buses help recover confidence in public transport

A new study shows how post-pandemic recovery of public transportation ridership is much faster when supported by demand-responsive vehicles, compared to results of occupancy provided by regular bus lines in the same location.


Silvia Coronado
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03.11.20

How to avoid redundancy when switching to DRT

Smart mobility trends are pushing towns and cities to explore new mobility options for citizens while still struggling to fund public transport models inherited from the 20th century.


Albert Tresserras
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03.11.20

Applying data science to improve mobility users' experience

Data shed light on the desires of consumers, which is the main reason many companies consider data science to be a key factor in their strategic business plans.


Víctor Navas
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06.10.20

Being on the map

It’s frequently heard that “being on the map” in a market is one of the keys to success for a startup.


Albert Tresserras
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