The transport company of the City of Munich, MVG, is due to start . Twenty vehicles will operate on-demand. Algorithms will calculate the fastest and efficient journeys, based on the orders of smartphone app users.
The service is meant to ‘fill the gaps’ in Munich public transport and should demonstrate a more effective use of cars, which usually are parked a majority of the day.
The pilot start in this month with evening and night rides in the weekend, and should be in operation this autumn.
Source: MVG, Cities Today
- Publication date
- 4 June 2018
- Traffic and demand management