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Hogia participates in award winning project

Hogia participates in award winning project

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2018 15:00 GMT

At London Transport Awards on March 1st, the London Demonstrator of European Bus System of the Future 2 (EBSF2) programme won the Most Innovative Transport Project award. The award was presented by Leon Daniels and was collected by Mathew Hudson of Transport for London.

Hogia’s cloud solution takes Danish bus services into the future

Hogia’s cloud solution takes Danish bus services into the future

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2017 07:00 GMT

In collaboration with Hogia, Movia has introduced a whole new way of managing real-time information to and from its buses. The result is a new basis for the division of responsibility for the technology in buses between the public transport authority and bus operators, which altogether gives greater freedom and lower costs.

Hogia expands within the transport industry

Hogia expands within the transport industry

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2017 08:00 GMT

IT-supplier Hogia continues its pattern of steady growth and is now investing in a new business area, Hogia Transport Systems. Transport Systems will oversee all Hogia’s activities within the transport industry. This new business area has a predicted growth of 35 percent by 2020.

Driving secure transport communications

Driving secure transport communications

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2016 09:00 GMT

Swedish IT company Hogia can now help bus companies to improve the efficiency of communication between traffic management and bus drivers. Based on TETRA technology, Hogia can link up traffic management systems to national radio communication systems. This provides buses with a stable, user-friendly radio system. Transport companies in Sweden are now using this solution, with positive results.

Transport operators roll in the changes

Transport operators roll in the changes

Blog posts   •   Oct 18, 2016 06:47 GMT

This week, Public Transport 2016 is being held in Gothenburg, and Hogia will be demonstrating TransitCloud, Hogia's new cloud based system for real-time passenger information. Supported by the Internet of Things, the provision of real-time data to and from buses can be simplified. This enables new opportunities for transport operators, says Mats Johansson, CCO for Passenger Transport at Hogia:

Hogia recruits Nettbuss Express's CEO

Hogia recruits Nettbuss Express's CEO

News   •   Oct 04, 2016 07:30 GMT

Hogia continues its focus on international public transport, and has further strengthened its industry expertise by recruiting Mats Johansson, former CEO of Nettbuss Express. Mats will be in charge of Hogia's initiative aimed at international bus and train operators, in which Hogia plans to invest nearly GBP 1 million over the next two years.

Public transport needs a common language

Public transport needs a common language

Blog posts   •   Jul 08, 2016 11:40 GMT

Public transport organisations from Nordic cities recently met at the Nordic Public Transport Conference in Helsinki to discuss how public transport can get better at providing services in real time. One of the speakers was Ulf Bjersing from Hogia, who maintained that greater use must be made of standards and open data if we are to provide attractive public transport in future:

Hogia connects London buses for the future

Hogia connects London buses for the future

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2016 09:00 GMT

How can IT systems make bus travel more efficient to use and more attractive to the passenger? The EU-project EBSF2 has been launched to answer this question. The project is now ready to leave the laboratory and embark on field trials. Transport for London's bus operators will be the first to take part in a field trial, and Hogia is supplying the platform that integrates the individual systems.

Passengers pleased with Stockholm’s connected buses

Passengers pleased with Stockholm’s connected buses

News   •   Jan 08, 2016 13:02 GMT

Customer satisfaction is an important benchmark for measuring how well the public transport system is running. With the aim of increasing its passengers’ satisfaction, Keolis decided to invest in providing traffic disruption information and installed a system, which provides passenger information in real time. The customer satisfaction rating rose to 84 percent.

Hogia employee awarded for developing public transport standards

Hogia employee awarded for developing public transport standards

News   •   Dec 04, 2015 11:00 GMT

​Introduction Ulf Bjersing has won the InformNorden IT Award 2015. The purpose of the award is to promote technical solutions that make public transport more efficient and attractive. Ulf has over 25 years’ experience of developing information systems. Among other things, he was awarded for his work in developing standards for Nordic and European public transport systems.

Easier travel with common bus and ferry information system

Easier travel with common bus and ferry information system

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2015 09:00 GMT

Passengers with the ferry operator Red Funnel Ferries are now able to keep track of both ferries and connecting bus services via one single information system. The solution provides passengers with consistent multi-modal travel information in real-time, even during times of service deviation and disruption.

Integrated transport flows between different transport modes – vision or reality?

Integrated transport flows between different transport modes – vision or reality?

Blog posts   •   May 20, 2015 09:07 GMT

Lars Tingström from Hogia spoke at the logistics and transport fair 2015 about the trends and challenges he faces in his work. He expects to see an increased concentration of goods in transport corridors in the Ten-T network in the future. Each corridor involves at least three of the following four transport modes: rail, road, sea and air.

Bert-Inge Hogsved: 25 years as an IT-entrepreneur in the bus industry, challenges past and present

Bert-Inge Hogsved: 25 years as an IT-entrepreneur in the bus industry, challenges past and present

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2015 16:00 GMT

"One of the best ways to encourage more use of public transport is to provide better travel information, both during and after their journey.” This is how Bert-Inge Hogsved started his speech at the 2015 Public Transport Day. He made the same statement in 1992 on the Swedish news programme, and it remains as relevant today as back then.

Nordic public transport experts met in Stenungsund

Nordic public transport experts met in Stenungsund

News   •   Apr 29, 2015 16:21 GMT

43 participants from Sweden, Norway and Denmark met to discuss how the industry can offer travel solutions that are smooth and efficient all the way regardless of transport mode, booking and payment. Passengers must be given the information they need before, during and after their journey.

Bus company invests in new information system to improve passenger comfort

Bus company invests in new information system to improve passenger comfort

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2015 09:00 GMT

According to Svensk Kollektivtrafik, the Swedish industry association for public transport, only one in four passengers feel they get enough transport information. In response to this problem, Keolis, a bus company working for Greater Stockholm Public Transport, equipped its buses with a system that uses screens to send real time information on traffic disruptions and journey planning options.