Moovit now displays real-time information for the Lisbon metro system

Published: July 28, 2022

Metro de Lisboa’s official data, coupled with crowdsourced information, will offer riders more efficient journeys when using the Moovit app

Thanks to a partnership between Metropolitano de Lisboa and Moovit, riders of the Lisbon metro system now have access to real-time arrival information allowing riders to enjoy shortened wait times and optimized mobility services in the Portuguese capital. 

Metro de Lisboa customers can enjoy simplified and improved travel experiences via the Moovit app, available on iOS and Android, as well as through the Metro de Lisboa website, due to a web journey planning solution developed by the two companies.

Official Information and Crowdsourced Data

Moovit is combining official data from Metro de Lisboa’s four lines with crowdsourced information to calculate the best routes to get from A to B. As a multimodal application, Moovit combines information from the Lisbon metro with other urban mobility options in the region such as bus, tram, boat, train, light rail, ferry and even e-scooters.

Metro de Lisboa is also utilizing Moovit’s customer communication tools to alert Moovit users of relevant service changes. 

“For Metropolitano de Lisboa, it is important to continue working towards developing solutions that respond to the needs and expectations of our customers, continuously improving the mobility service we provide. In a digital era, the availability of information in real time is increasingly essential to improve the experience of current and future customers of this metro network. Through this type of partnership, we are able to promote greater use of public transport and more sustainable and environmentally friendly mobility every day,” said Vítor Domingues dos Santos, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Metropolitano de Lisboa.

“Public transport is an essential part of any sustainable urban transport system,” says Nir Erez, Co-founder and CEO of Moovit. “Accurate travel planning information helps passengers avoid delays and shorten waiting times. Together with Metro de Lisboa we make travel information more easily accessible for everyone and make the travel experience simpler and easier.”

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