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Get Mooving with Moovit

“We believe in mobility as a basic human right,” declared Ziv Kabaretti, Moovit’s VP of Products, to AMI Accessible Media Host Steven Scott in an interview on Double Tap, the technology show for blind and part…

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On International Persons with Disabilities Day, Moovit and WeWALK join forces to enhance the mobility of visually impaired people

Blind and low vision public transit riders never have to miss their bus — or stop — again  According to the World Health Organization, there are over 253 million visually impaired people worldwide, many of whom rely on the white cane to get around. And while the white…

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Avoiding the Crowd: Know Before You Go with the Moovit App’s Crowdedness Feature

Occupancy Data and Accessibility Improvements in the Moovit App These days, social distancing is an important part of keeping COVID-19 at bay. And for public transportation, there’s a lot of anxiety over whether riders can properly social distance themselves onboard or even in crowded stations.  It’s our missio…

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Moovit partners with Aira and Microsoft Azure Maps to help make smart cities more inclusive

The United Nations predicts that today’s urban populations around the world will grow from 55% to 68% by the year 2050. Yet, as more people flock to urban areas, public transportation still lacks for blind and low vision riders. Public transit is the lifeline to jobs, educat…

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World Sight Day 2019: Discover Moovit accessibility features

Today is World Sight Day, the most important advocacy and communications day in the eye health calendar. Traveling on the bus or train can be complicated enough, but imagine not being able to see where to board a bus, where to get off, or read the train schedule. According to the

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Moovit Shares Accessibility Journey at Microsoft’s Ability Summit

We at Moovit firmly believe that mobility is a basic human right for everyone. This belief was echoed just last week in a publication released by Microsoft’s Transform, entitled “ How Moovit improved its app to help people with disabilities ride transit with co…

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