Chinese bike-sharing giants Ofo and Mobike are pedaling fast into the India market

Bicycle-sharing startup Mobike was acquired by China’s Meituan Dianping, and Ofo started as a campus bike-sharing platform. In India, these companies are looking at bike sharing differently.  This isn’t Dexter Sim’s first visit to India. The Singaporean has visited the country multiple times, but this is his first time here as the Regional Expansion Manager,…

How Big Data can help ease congestion?

Today, technology has the ability to acquire, aggregate and crunch people’s travel pattern data, which can, in turn, address two of India’s biggest transport challenges: congestion and low adoption of public transportation. Fifty years ago, decisions like where to build a bus stop—a place that physically aggregates people wanting to get on to a bus—or…