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Josh Andrews

As head of product and Spare’s co-founder, Josh is Spare’s technology lead, bringing his forward-thinking vision and experience driving real-word innovation in mobility to the table. Josh holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, where he led a high-skilled team in an attempt to set a sailing world record for an autonomous ocean crossing.

The Spare Interview: Former transit executive David Leininger talks the importance of Open APIs to the future of multi-modal agencies

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s GoPass is at the forefront of the multi-modal landscape. Ex-CFO David Leininger shares how the transit agency got there and why for multi-modal MaaS applications, partners must come to the table with open technology infrastructure.

Japan: A Transportation Utopia with a Mobility Crisis

In recent surveys from the World Economic Forum, only 26% of municipalities had highly sustainable transit systems. In 2018 this became the driving motivation for Spare to work with cities and bus operators around Japan.

Spare expands service in Oslo, connecting more senior citizens with their communities

This week, Spare expanded on the successful partnership with Ruter, tripling the current amount of service zones, to power efficient, elderly transport services for the city of Oslo, Norway.

Spare launches on-demand transit in Odda, outside of Bergen, Norway

Odda, a small town enclosed by the Hardanger Fjord and two national parks, is now covered by an on-demand transportation service

Spare launches on-demand transit north of the arctic circle in Bodø

Spare launched a new on-demand public transit service in Bodø, Norway with Nordland Fylkeskommune (NFK).

Spare to power Europe's first autonomous on-demand bus project

Spare and its joint Canadian/Norwegian consortium, SAGA, has been selected to operate a hybrid autonomous and human-driven public transit service in Norway and Netherlands, a first for Europe.

Spare partners with RVTD to provide new on-demand transit service in Ashland, Oregon

This week, Spare - the mobility platform transforming transit worldwide - launched a new partnership with Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) to power efficient, on-demand transit services for the city of Ashland, Oregon.

Spare partners with Ruter to provide elderly transportation services in Oslo, Norway

This week, Spare - the mobility platform transforming transit worldwide - launched a new partnership with Ruter to power efficient, elderly transport services for the city of Oslo, Norway.

STAR Transit partners with Spare to launch on-demand transit in Mesquite and Terrell, Texas

Spare, the world leader in on-demand transportation services, launched a new partnership with STAR Transit to deploy on-demand, shared ride transit in Mesquite and Terrell Texas. The service, called STARNow, is designed to complement the existing transit services provided by STAR Transit.

DART is Building the Future of Transit

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is building the future of public transportation through their revolutionary platform, the GoPass Platform.

Spare expands in Eden Prairie with new NEMT service, Prime MD

Spare expanded on the partnership with SouthWest Transit in Eden Prairie with a new non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) service, Prime MD.

Spare expands in Norway, launching a new service on Election Day in Kongsberg

Spare launched a new on-demand public transit service with Brakar, a leading public transit agency in Norway.

Introducing Spare Platform V2

Today we’re unveiling Spare Platform V2, the next step in the growth of Spare Platform. V2, which was born from our experience operating some of the world’s largest on-demand transit networks, enables the most versatile, interconnected on-demand transit systems available on the market today.

Spare secures $6 million seed financing led by Mitsubishi Corporation

Spare, a world leader in on-demand transportation technology, today announced that it has secured $6 million of seed financing led by Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan’s largest trading company.