• Barcelona public transport

    The Beauty of “Micro-Subsidies”: A New Era in the Management of Urban Mobility?

    By Miquel Nadal, Strategic Advisor at Factual The COVID-19 crisis can have a paradoxical effect on public transport (PT). The limitations imposed on mobility during lockdowns and increasing concerns about the need to keep some physical distancing thereafter have reduced ridership to historical lows and this has had a tremendous impact on PT’s finances. But […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “Your Next Ride-hailing Trip Could be Electric”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager, Autonomy Click here to watch a recording of “Your Next Ride-hailing Trip Could be Electric” held in partnership with BloombergNEF. According to BloombergNEF’s October 2020 report “Ride-Hailing’s Electric Moment: Policy and Strategies,” over 85 million rides were being taken per day prior to the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. […]

  • Microcars car sharing

    Micro(car)mobility: Can ‘Microcars’ Accelerate the Next Wave of Shared Mobility?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi Shared mobility as we all know has come a long way over the past decades. From conventional public transit buses to remote-controlled e-scooters, the space has forever been evolving to cover all aspects of transportation.Today the space is so dynamic in modes and business models, that almost […]

  • Money mobility

    9 Key Urban Mobility Trends in 2021: Show Me the Money!

    By Josep Laborda, CEO & Managing Partner, FACTUAL It’s the end of the world as we know It (and we at Factual feel fine!) Nothing is more fitting today than this old R.E.M. song of the eighties, arguably the official anthem of 2020, the year when the corona crisis turned our lives upside down, disrupted businesses […]

  • The Secret to Post-pandemic Sustainable Mobility? Design for Women

    By Kelly Saunders, Gender and Mobility Specialist It is obvious as this Covid-19 pandemic wears on that transport is being repositioned – both in our minds and our lives. Changeable travel restrictions and new virus strains are reshaping our mobility psychology. Despite the roll out of viable vaccines, any ‘return to normal’ for the foreseeable […]

  • MaaS is a digital platform

    Why Can’t Anyone Build a Thriving and Sustainable MaaS Business?

    By Andy Boenau, Founder, Speakeasy Media If Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is such a great idea, how come it’s not a thriving business model yet? There are two types of transport technology professionals: those who have asked that question, and those who don’t admit they’ve asked that question. Mobility pundits and industry outsiders have […]

  • cargo bikes last-mile delivery

    Can Shared Mobility Bridge the ‘Last-mile’ in the Delivery Business?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi COVID-19-Lockdown-Stay home-Physical distancing-Online shopping-Demand for delivery. The above set of words sum up most of 2020. With the physical world of retail becoming less accessible, the convenience of online shopping has made the former even less attractive and has driven consumers to expect on-demand delivery for almost […]

  • Key Takeaways From the Virtual Workshop “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “OEMS Now or Never: How to Embrace New Mobility” held in partnership with Siemens Advanta Consulting. In recent years, automotive OEMs have experienced a whirlwind of changes – many of them digital – to […]

  • The Future of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) : Which Model Will Win Through?

    By Mehdi Essaidi, Vice-President at Capgemini, Claire Duthu, Manager at Capgemini Invent and Ross Douglas CEO & founder of Autonomy This article contains key findings from the Point of View White Paper ‘The Future of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) : Which Model Will Win Through?’ Click here to download the full version. The concept […]

  • Is Multimodal MaaS Just for Big Cities?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) is a well known term in the transportation space today and one of the elements which this commonly relates to is access and not ownership of mobility modes. It could be defined as a packaged service available to the user integrating new/existing shared mobility […]

  • European Shared Micromobility in the Face of a Pandemic – White Paper

    An INVERS and fluctuo white paper 2018 was crowned the “year of the scooter” and 2019 saw micromobility usage continue to grow in cities across Europe setting 2020 up to be another strong year for free-floating e-scooter and moped ridership. Then, COVID-19 hit, completely altering the outlook. With the pandemic shuting down cities across Europe […]

  • Towards Inclusive Mobility: Women and Transport in the Paris Region

    By Cosima Malandrino, Mobility Consultant and Luc Berman, Consultant at LGI The issue of inclusivity in mobility is pressing on two sides. On the service side, systems are largely designed following ‘standard’ commuting routes which often fail to address the diversity of people’s needs, generating discrimination by omission. On the labour market side, jobs in […]