• 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 […]

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    It’s Time to Prioritize the Third Lane

    By Travis VanderZanden, Founder & CEO, Bird Close your eyes and imagine a typical city street. What do you see? For most of us it’s a variation of a familiar scene: two lanes of automobile traffic most likely flanked by a row of densely parked cars on either side. Confined to the periphery, narrow sidewalks […]

  • Sustainable Mobility at the Heart of Business Transformation

    Why Fleet Management is Just the Beginning By Jane Hoffer, CEO, GoWithFlow What will our world look like post COVID-19? It is hard to say, but one thing is for certain — the impact that transportation has on our climate couldn’t have been more clear in the days that the world stopped driving and flying. […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Business of Mobility: Powering the Micromobility “Clean Up” in Cities

    By Cagri Selcuklu, Co-founder, Duckt The Business of Mobility is a new 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 idea into […]

  • 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 […]

  • Does the Mobility Industry Have a Soul?

    By Neil Portus, Managing Partner, Tailored Partners Like many of you, it was heartbreaking to watch videos on social media last week showing thousands of Jump bikes being scrapped as fallout from the Uber/Jump deal with Lime. Last month, Lime announced it raised $170 million from investors. The investment round was led by Uber and, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 Mobility: New Solutions and Cooperation Models Between Operators and Local Authorities

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technologies Mobility has been impacted the world over due to the COVID 19 crisis. From public transport, to micromobility, to individual auto commuting, all modes have seen a dramatic decrease in usage across the urban ecosystem. What is yet to be seen is how cities and their inhabitants will […]