• Autonomy Digital: A Tradeshow For Our Times

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy The lockdown in March caught us in full-stride selling the 5th edition of Autonomy Paris. Our options were to postpone or go digital, our response was to spend two weeks reading up about pandemics and speaking to key clients. (“The Hammer and the Dance” by Tomas Pueyo […]

  • What Ross is Reading: August 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.   I don’t read many business books but when I do I research extensively before buying. For this summer holiday I wanted to read […]

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    Return to Urban Mobility: Open MaaS and Active Transportation

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Offier, Iomob As our cities emerge from lockdown stage post-COVID, physical urban design interventions have been implemented on a broad scale. From wider sidewalks, to pop up bike lanes, to car free central business districts, many of the ideas and schemes that were only dreamt of by urbanists post-World War […]

  • The Business of Mobility: How I Transformed a Summer Job into a Successful Smart City Company

    By Kurtis McBride, Co-founder & CEO of Miovision The Business of Mobility is an 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 “Commuting with COVID-19: Keeping You Safe With Data”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager, Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of Commuting with COVID-19: Keeping you Safe With Data 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 […]

  • What Ross is Reading: May 2020

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company In this new monthly column, I share what I’m reading and how it influences our decisions at Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company.   In trying to understand what the world will look like after we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, I recently read […]

  • 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 […]

  • COVID-19 Mobility Landscape: Europe vs United States

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies These are certainly interesting times we live in. While the world is in the process of being completely transformed (in some ways for the better) due to the COVID-19 crisis, there has been an unequal response seen in the mobility ecosystem. In many ways the crisis has laid […]

  • (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 […]

  • From Crisis to Opportunity: an Intimate Conversation with PTOs on Public Transit Ridership

    Interview conducted by Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company If you enjoy this interview, don’t miss out on the upcoming Virtual Urban Mobility Workshop, Commuting With COVID-19: Keeping You Safe With Data. Register for free here! It comes as no surprise that public transit ridership has been significantly down in cities around the world since […]