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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 […]

  • 5 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 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 (view the recording here), and how operators can guarantee a safe and efficient rider experience […]

  • (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 […]

  • COVID-19 and Shared Mobility: A New Normal

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies Mobility. It is the glue that binds cities, societies, and civilizations together. What was just two months ago a necessity in conducting our daily routines has been (at least temporarily) disrupted to such an extent that 80–90% of intercity passenger demand for travel is expected to be eliminated […]

  • 4 Key Themes of Women and Mobility Today

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy In a recent consultation held by the International Transport Forum, Autonomy had the chance to gather with a number of experts to engage in a dialogue about some of the most prominent gender issues in transport. With the goal of brainstorming ways innovation could provide better […]

  • Innovation in Mobility: the challenge in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, a peri-urban area in the Paris region

    By Véronique Coté-Millard, 3rd Vice President, in charge of transport and mobility Twenty kilometers from the center of Paris, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (SQY) is the second largest economic hub in the Paris region after la Défense. The territory hosts major companies in sectors such as automotive, finance, aeronautics, and cyber security. In total, there are currently 145,000 […]

  • Citizenship, Quality of Life, Transport: What are the Challenges for Smart Cities?

    By the Mobup editorial team Half of the world’s population lived in cities in 2008: by 2050, the percentage of urban dwellers in the world will rise to 70%. In all cities, the energy demand will be multiplied by two, even though we must reduce CO2 emissions today to slow global warming. As they are and will be growing and meet new […]

  • Public Transit, Go MaaS Yourself!

    By Pekka Möttö, CEO, Kyyti Group Dear You, responsible for the public transit in your area, this is a letter for you. You probably have had a long and prosperous career already and you think you have seen it all. Or you might be a young talent with your head full of fresh ideas and eagerness […]

  • Orchestrating Future Mobility

    By Laurent Mezzini, Director of City Flow & Energy Solutions at Alstom See below to download the White Paper “Orchestrating future mobility “ With rapid urbanization, the need for seamless and efficient mobility which reduces congestion and pollution has become key to a city’s attractivity. The transportation sector is responsible for one third of global […]

  • The Subway Systems of the 21st Century

    By Michael Keating, CEO and Founder of Scoot The 21st century subway system is not a subway system. It goes from anywhere in the city to anywhere else as fast as a taxi, as affordably as a bus, and as quietly as a bicycle. Every city in the world is getting one. They will make […]

  • 5G: The Urban Mobility Enabler, An Introductory Guide

    5G, the latest version of mobile and cellular networks, will be a key component of new urban mobility. Download Autonomy’s guide to learn how it will transform the transportation sector.  The 5G revolution in coming, and will play a monumental role in transforming urban mobility. From connected and autonomous vehicles to enhanced public transportation, bikes, […]