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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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06.10.20

Why small numbers of AVs could bring big benefits

A new study suggests we may not need to wait for full uptake of autonomous vehicles to start seeing a positive effect on traffic flow.


Osvald Martret
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06.10.20

Shotl wins SmartCatalonia 2020 rural mobility challenge

Our winning proposal to provide flexible, on-demand public transport for isolated rural populations will run as a 6-month pilot test with the Association of Rural Initiatives of Catalonia (ARCA).


Silvia Coronado
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08.09.20

Shotl expands in Portugal

At Shotl we have partnered with a well known Portuguese bus operator witha long story within the mobility sector. Faithful to this philosophy, recently theyhave been offering an alternative traveling solution for their employees.


Xilef Grateron
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08.09.20

Introducing Shotl API

MaaS Apps offer a unique interface for passengers to plan, book and pay their trips in one single place. That's why we have developed the Shotl Application Pro-gramming Interface (API) for MaaS operators.


Adrià Ramirez
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08.09.20

Flying Cars – Dream or Nightmare?

After decades of dreaming, flying vehicles may finally be ready to soar into the wild blue yonder. But what will our cities look like when the sky’s no longer the limit?


Gerard Martret
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24.07.20

Electric Vehicles – Cleaner, Greener and... On-Demand?

Electric vehicle sales continue to grow year on year but there’s still a way to go before they overtake combustion engines. Now, though, new electric minivans could provide opportunities for cleaner local transport.


Osvald Martret
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