• Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “The Future of MaaS: Private Means to Public Ends?”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy and the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “The Future of MaaS: Private Means to Public Ends?” Chances are that if you work in mobility, you’ve had a discussion or two (or twenty) on the industry’s race to achieving an all-encompassing Mobility as a Service – or […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “The French Mobility Orientation Law: Business Opportunities for a Sustainable Future”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy and the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of The French Mobility Orientation Law: Business Opportunities for a Sustainable Future After two years of deliberation and negotiation, in December 2019, France passed one of the most comprehensive reforms on mobility that any country has seen […]

  • MaaS and Freedom (Part Two)

    By Alessandro Sosi, COO, OpenMove This is the second article in a two-part series. You can read Part One here Can MaaS, by winking at sustainability, give us freedom of movement?   In the first part of this article we started to think about this question, starting from the difference between “transport” and “mobility“, passing through the concept of digitization of […]

  • What Ross is Reading: June 2020

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company In this monthly column, I share what I’m reading and how it influences our decisions at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company.   Last week I read New York Times bestselling author Dan Heath’s latest book Upstream, which  examines how to prevent problems before they happen. […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “Women in Mobility: Closing the Female Founder Gap”

    By Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobilty Company Click here to watch a recording of Women in Mobility: Closing the Female Founder Gap According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, Female-led ventures are 63 percent less likely than male-led ventures to obtain VC funding. Starting a company is already a challenge, but when faced with […]

  • Urban Mobility’s Unique Chance to Help Fight Climate Change

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The past few months have transformed our lives in so many ways as never before seen in our lifetimes. We will continue to be negatively impacted for months or possibly even years. But what if something good could come out of it? What if we used this […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “MaaS for All: Creating a User-centric, Inclusive MaaS Ecosystem”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager, Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of MaaS for All: Creating a User-centric, Inclusive MaaS Ecosystem. What can we do in order to ensure an inclusive future for all users of transport and mobility? What has the research up to this point showed […]

  • The Business of Mobility: Powering the Micromobility “Clean Up” in Cities

    By Cagri Selcuklu, Co-founder, Duckt The Business of Mobility is a new Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some the fastest-growing, new businesses in the mobility sector. Featuring a closer look at the way in which companies stand out, CEOs, Directors and other C-level executives elaborate on what it takes to turn a brilliant idea into […]

  • Walking as a Service (WaaS) – Does it Have Legs?

    By Glenn Lyons, Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility, UWE Bristol There has been a lot of recent hype and attention given to ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS). In January 2019 I posted on LinkedIn: I just walked – last two days in London between multiple locations. No bus. No tube. No Uber. No bike. Thanks to […]

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    MaaS and Freedom (Part One)

    By Alessandro Sosi, COO, OpenMove The second article in this two-part series can be found here. Freedom of movement We all want to feel free to move. Never as in this precise historical moment, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, can we experience and appreciate the value of this freedom. A freedom that is very often taken […]

  • 5 Takeaways From the Virtual Workshop “Commuting with COVID-19: Keeping You Safe With Data”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager, Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Company Last week the Urban Mobility Company held our first virtual workshop in partnership with Moovit on the impact that the COVID-19 crisis is having on public transportation (view the recording here), and how operators can guarantee a safe and efficient rider experience […]

  • Does the Mobility Industry Have a Soul?

    By Neil Portus, Managing Partner, Tailored Partners Like many of you, it was heartbreaking to watch videos on social media last week showing thousands of Jump bikes being scrapped as fallout from the Uber/Jump deal with Lime. Last month, Lime announced it raised $170 million from investors. The investment round was led by Uber and, […]