• Gen Z and the Dawn of Mobility Culture

    By Sandra Witzel, Head of Marketing at SkedGo From the environmental impact of fossil fuel vehicles to heavily congested roads, our relationship with transport has to be re-examined. A carrot and stick approach is often used to encourage change – but there are other notable drivers. Enter Generation Z (Gen Z). Born between the mid-1990s […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Your Guide to the French Mobility Orientation Law

    Update 24/06/2020 The Urban Mobility Company in partnershhp with Choose Paris Region held a Virtual Workshop on the French Mobility Orientation Law on 24 June. Watch the recording and read our key takeaways! At the end of 2019, the French government approved a set of sweeping reforms known as the French Mobility Orientation Law (or […]

  • CORE MaaS: A Social Distancing Mobility Platform

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has quickly demonstrated itself as a global challenge, affecting all aspects of our daily lives. One of the areas that is most profound related to this pandemic is the aspect of urban mobility. The restrictions now coming into effect on an hourly basis […]

  • MaaS Demystified: 3 Steps for Cities to Make MaaS Work

    By Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company What is MaaS and how will cities move from talking about it to making it happen? The concept of MaaS is simple enough. An app with a map and a bunch of transport options replaces the car as the commuting weapon of […]