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    How an American MaaS App Succesfully Broke Into the French Market

    By Jessica Pennetier, Head of International Communications, Choose Paris Region When searching for a diverse and unique part of Europe to launch in, Paris Region was Migo’s first choice. The Region’s forward-thinking attitude towards mobility, the business ecosystem and the healthcare are some of the many reasons Migo chose to launch its app here. Choose […]

  • Is Multimodal MaaS Just for Big Cities?

    By Venkatesh Gopal, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Movmi MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) is a well known term in the transportation space today and one of the elements which this commonly relates to is access and not ownership of mobility modes. It could be defined as a packaged service available to the user integrating new/existing shared mobility […]

  • European Shared Micromobility in the Face of a Pandemic – White Paper

    An INVERS and fluctuo white paper 2018 was crowned the “year of the scooter” and 2019 saw micromobility usage continue to grow in cities across Europe setting 2020 up to be another strong year for free-floating e-scooter and moped ridership. Then, COVID-19 hit, completely altering the outlook. With the pandemic shuting down cities across Europe […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “How Europe is Moving MaaS – And Vice Versa”

    By Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of “How Europe is Moving MaaS – And Vice Versa” held in partnership with Hogan Lovells. While Mobility as a Service is not a uniquely European concept, you’d be hard pressed to find another region where the MaaS industry is maturing at […]

  • Towards Inclusive Mobility: Women and Transport in the Paris Region

    By Cosima Malandrino, Mobility Consultant and Luc Berman, Consultant at LGI The issue of inclusivity in mobility is pressing on two sides. On the service side, systems are largely designed following ‘standard’ commuting routes which often fail to address the diversity of people’s needs, generating discrimination by omission. On the labour market side, jobs in […]

  • The Business of Mobility: How we are improving micromobility with swappable batteries

    By Tony Günther, Head of eCommerce, Okai Berlin Office The Business of Mobility is a new Urban Mobility Company series highlighting some of the most successful 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 […]

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    Mon Compte Mobilité: un nouveau contrat social pour changer nos pratiques

    Par Frédéric Nicolaïdis, Chef de projet – Mon Compte Mobilité, La Fabrique des Mobilités et Gabriel Plassat, Cofondateur de La Fabrique des Mobilités et Adémien Des alternatives de transports plus responsables commencent à se développer, notamment sous forme de services intégrés dans les MaaS (Mobility As A Service) publiques et privés, mais le report modal […]

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    Moonshot or Earthbound: Rethinking Shared Mobility for a Post-COVID Recovery

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services The past six months has left our heads spinning. From complete lockdown and isolation, to phased reopenings, to a summer that encouraged (and promoted) holiday travel to desinations throughout Europe, the mobility landscape we have learned to navigate in and around has been ever changing. Fellow urbanists […]

  • 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 […]