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March 16, 2023, 1:00 PM

Journey-Planning App Citymapper Sold to Transit Tech Company Via

Thomas Seal
Thomas Seal
Bloomberg News

New York-based software technology startup Via Transportation Inc. has acquired popular navigation app Citymapper Ltd.

Founded in 2012, British app maker Citymapper has built a devoted following for its cleverly designed interface and deep integration into real-time urban transport systems. More than 50 million users across 100 cities have used the app, Via said in a statement Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.

Citymapper has struggled to make money for years. In 2021, per the most recent accounts available in British filings, Citymapper lost £7.4 million ($8.9 million) on revenue of £5.1 million, though that’s while cities were still in ...