Uber granted London licence as court rules it ‘no longer poses a risk’ | Technology

Uber has been granted a further 18-month licence in London after an appeal found it was a “fit and proper” company to run private hire car services. Westminster magistrates court ruled in favour of Uber almost a year after Transport for London (TfL) refused the ride-hailing firm a licence extension Continue Reading

Even die-hard fans must be wondering if Tesla stock is moving too fast | Nils Pratley | Technology

You have to admire Elon Musk’s stage management. On Monday, the Tesla founder delivered a crowd-pleasing five-for-one stock split, transforming a $2,300 share price into a smaller figure to make ownership “more accessible”. The economic effect of the change was precisely zero – investors just got four additional shares for Continue Reading

The transport dashboard helping keep Sydney moving during COVID – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

As thousands of workers start returning to offices in Sydney’s once-bustling city centre, a new dashboard is helping Transport for NSW keep a watchful eye on the public transport network in near real-time. Introduced at the height of the public health response to the coronavirus pandemic, the dashboard brings together Continue Reading

Queensland Transport wants to rid itself of Lotus Notes once and for all – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is preparing to bid farewell to the last vestiges of Lotus Notes after shifting its staff to Microsoft Office 365 in 2019.  The department has begun looking for a managed service provider to help decommission its legacy Notes environment by the end of next financial year.   It Continue Reading

New Getac ZX70 G2 Tablet Brings Mobile Performance to Utilities, Manufacturing and Transport & Logistics Professionals- Tempemail

Read Article Getac has today announced the launch of the ZX70 G2, a fully-rugged, highly portable tablet that’s purpose-built to boost productivity and decrease downtime for mobile field professionals in the utilities, manufacturing, and transport & logistics (T&L) sectors. The ZX70 G2 builds on the proven track record of Getac’s Continue Reading

Transport for NSW’s Opal Connect named Australia’s top IT project – Projects- Tempemail

Transport for NSW has taken out the top prize in the iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020, with its Opal Connect digital ticketing and payments platform crowned Australia’s IT project of the year. The gong was announced at the Benchmark Awards gala dinner at KPMG’s Sydney Office in Barangaroo on Thursday night Continue Reading

Transport for NSW scores mass-market award for Opal Connect – Projects- Tempemail

Transport for NSW’s Opal Connect digital ticketing and payments platform was named the top mass-market IT project at the iTnews Benchmark Awards 2020. The new account-based platform provides a new way for customers to keep track of all their public transport payments, whether this is via Opal card or credit or Continue Reading

Forgetting your ticket becomes the new normal for public transport payments in NSW – Strategy – Projects – Software- Tempemail

Source: Transport for NSW Tens of thousands of commuters have ditched their physical Opal smartcards thanks to the rollout of contactless payments technology across NSW’s public transport network. More than 30 million trips have now been taken using credit or debit card, or linked smart devices, since Transport for NSW Continue Reading

Easy rider: compare which rideshare app offers passengers and drivers the best deal | Technology

On 16 March, Chinese ridesharing app Didi will launch in Sydney. Already available in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth, the app promises “a safe, reliable and value-for-money way to get around”, according to Lyn Ma, Didi Australia’s general manager. That “value-for-money” statement will certainly be true in the first few Continue Reading

Transport for NSW pins digital ambitions on Opal Connect – Strategy – Projects – Software- Tempemail

Source: Transport for NSW With the arrival of digital driver’s licences last year, NSW citizens took another step toward ditching their wallets. But for public transport users yet to make the jump to contactless payments via digital wallets, the physical Opal smartcard is still standing in the way. That could Continue Reading