• Ticket To Ride… A Scooter

    By Alexandre Gauquelin, Founder of Shared Micromobility and Julien Chamussy, Co-founder & Vice President of Marketing at fluctuo By the end of the Covid-19 lockdown in Europe, shared e-scooter companies were shifting their focus to one of the largest untapped markets of the continent: the United Kingdom. Becoming aware of the potential of these new services (especially given the reluctance […]

  • The 2020 Urban Mobility Daily Summer Reading List

    Compiled by Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company This year Summer might not be the season of sun and fun that we all dreamt of, but we are sure that you can still use some R&R&M: Rest & Relaxation & Mobility! Which is why the UMWeekly team has put together this special newsletter full of […]

  • The Crisis Reshuffles the Deck in the AV Space

    By Marc Amblard, Founder & Managing Director, Orsay Consulting The ongoing crisis is expected to be have a severe impact on the automotive industry. The significant drop in sales in recent months and a lengthy projected economic recovery has accelerated pre-crisis trends in the mobility space. The shift towards autonomous driving will be significantly impacted, whereas […]

  • MaaS is Blossoming to Give People the Freedom of Mobility: Transitioning to a New Paradigm

    By Clara Anderson, Digital Communication Specialist, Meep The incessant expansion of digitalisation, the emergence of the shared economy and the spread of innumerable platforms. These are the three main events that have triggered the development of Mobility as a Service in the past years, inducing the development of new business urban mobility models. These changes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]