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Kristoffer Vik Hansen

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Kristoffer Vik Hansen

As Spare’s CEO and co-founder, Kristoffer brings considerable knowledge of data-driven mobility platforms as a lead solution architect to the table. A native of Norway, Kristoffer moved to Canada to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2010. Before starting Spare, he co-founded Awake Labs, a wearable technology company committed to improving the lives of individuals with developmental disorders before shifting gears.

Microtransit

What is microtransit?

Learn how microtransit solutions are improving transit access for those living low-density areas or people unable to access stop-based transit.

WRTA launches microtransit

Spare Launches On-Demand Microtransit in Ohio

Spare Launches On-Demand Microtransit in Ohio The Western Reserve Transit Authority in Mahoning County, Ohio becomes the latest agency in the United States to join Spare’s growing portfolio of demand-responsive microtransit customers.

Paratransit rider trip booking

10 ways to automate paratransit booking, matching and scheduling

In part two of Spare’s three-part series on how tech can enable better paratransit, we delve into the most complex part of the passenger journey — booking, matching, and scheduling — and share how automating these processes is the key to a modern, efficient and user-friendly on-demand system.

Paratransit rider service sign-up

5 ways technology can radically improve paratransit journey planning

Welcome to our three-part series on how technology can enable better paratransit. In Part 1, we’ll cover how riders can use technology to plan their journey. In parts two and three, we’ll tackle how they can make their journey, including the onboard and post-ride experiences, more delightful.