• 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 “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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Shared Mobility, Rebooted

    By Alexandre Gauquelin, Founder of Shared Micromobility and Julien Chamussy, Co-founder & Vice President of Marketing at fluctuo Shared mobility must reinvent itself somewhat to adapt to the coming challenges resulting from COVID-19. Operators, software developers, vehicle manufacturers, and public services will all need to be creative in order to find ways to deal with a wide […]

  • (New) Future of Mobility: Likely Winners and Losers

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The current crisis is first and foremost humanitarian, with 300k casualties to date worldwide and massive joblessness. It is also economic, with almost all companies having financial difficulties and many collapsing. However, a few sectors are currently booming (e.g. deliveries), some will benefit from a crisis-induced tailwind, while […]

  • Restoring Public Transport after COVID-19: Bike-Transit Systems to the Rescue!

    By Peter Biczok, Transport and City Planner, Remix The Dutch bike-transit system should be our guide to not only encourage public transport use, but to also make it more efficient and attractive by offering higher frequency service with even better coverage. How is that possible? As we seem to be reaching the light at the […]

  • How will the Covid-19 Crisis impact the Electrification of Mobility?

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The spread of coronavirus has caused massive havoc around the world, most importantly concerning the health and well-being of the population. We will collectively come out of this crisis at some point. However, many aspects of our lives and economies will look very different post-crisis than they […]

  • Zero Pollution Vision: Europe’s Main Goal

    By Clara Anderson, Digital Communication Strategist, Meep Transition to electric buses. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Greater passenger comfort. Or even reducing noise in urban areas.  These are only some of Europe’s goals when establishing objectives concerning the major shift that urban mobility is currently experiencing.  In 2014, China set the lead for a transformation […]

  • The Future of Trucking

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting Back in December 2017, I published an article entitled “Commercial Vehicles go Electric, Autonomous, Connected and Shared.” Things have progressed over the last 2+ years, which justifies a new article on this topic. What is the current state of play?​​ Electrification The pace of electric vehicle […]

  • The COVID-19 Shared Mobility Action Plan

    By Augustin Friedel, Shared Mobility Expert & Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company  With many countries in various levels of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it comes as little surprise that the Shared Mobility sector has been hit particularly hard. Not only are most people staying home, but those who do need to travel […]

  • Your Guide to the French Mobility Orientation Law

    Update 18/06/2020 The Urban Mobility Company in partnershhp with Choose Paris Region will be holding a Virtual Workshop on the French Mobility Orientation Law on 24 June at 18:00 (CEST). Learn more and register here! At the end of 2019, the French government approved a set of sweeping reforms known as the French Mobility Orientation […]

  • Moving and Shaking From Our Living Rooms

    By Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company A Brave New World  This morning I, like millions of people across France, woke up, walked to my living room, turned on my laptop and got to work. There would be no rushing to catch the metro or bus, or unlocking a shared bike or scooter. There would […]