• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • What European Consumers Think about Connected Car Data and Privacy

    A new survey by Otonomo Almost two years ago, Otonomo commissioned a survey of American connected car owners and car buyers to answer this question. Fielded by Edison Research, this survey uncovered up to 94% interest among consumers for new services based on connected car data and a high willingness, up to 80%, to share car data in […]

  • Why the Urban Mobility Data Debate Matters to Public Transportation

    By David Zipper, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School You’ve probably noticed the shared e-scooters and e-bikes (so-called “micromobility” devices) that have quickly become fixtures on American streets and sidewalks. To manage these recent arrivals, cities have begun relying on huge troves of data that the micromobility companies send to city governments.  Most of this data […]

  • Like a Good Diet, MaaS is about Balance

    By Tim McGuckin, Executive Director, MaaS America In the last year, Mobility as a Service has moved beyond the esoteric and, while not mainstream, it is at a point where most of us in the transport community understand its key elements (journey planning, real-time passenger information, and mobile payments – all presented via a smartphone […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Future of Vehicle Access Control

    By Andrea Sandru, Content Manager, Tapkey Sharing is caring, and that’s definitely true in the field of mobility. Not surprising, given that the future of the global shared mobility market looks promising, with mega-opportunities in ride, car and bike sharing. The market is expected to reach over $138 billion by 2023 with a Compound Annual […]

  • Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit 2019 Aftermovie

    Whether you were unable to attend the world’s largest event dedicted to urban mobility or you simply want to relive the magic, grab some popcorn and click play on the 2019 Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Summit Aftermovie! Mark your calendars for next year’s edition, 4 – 5 November in Paris!

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    U.S. Micromobility Battleground: Data, Privacy, and Regulation

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services A herculean legal and legislative battle is forming in the United States, and has been brewing since the onslaught of ride hailing over five years ago. This time around the clouds are darkening around the catalyst of micromobility (e-scooters, dockless e-bikes, etc). Why the disconnect? Micromobility was sold […]

  • A Privacy Playbook for Connected Car Data

    An Otonomo White Paper The Urban Mobility Daily is excited to bring you this exclusive playbook from Otonomo! Emerging applications and services based on connected car data promise to make driving safer, more convenient, and more rewarding. To grow data utilization worldwide, companies must meet drivers’ privacy expectations. To help OEMs and service providers understand […]

  • The Real Reason Why Mobility is Not Women-Friendly

    By Kelly Saunders, Gender Equality Strategist & Evaluator In an August long read from the UMDaily, Dr. Nicole Kalms, Director of XYX Lab and Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy stated the facts: women and girls face endemic levels of harassment on and around public transport, every day and everywhere. Women modify their travel […]

  • The Future of Mobility is Electric

    By Louis Debatte-Monroy, Head of Product Marketing for TomTom Enterprise and Developers Almost 2 million Electric Vehicles (EVs) were sold worldwide in 2018, bringing the total to 5 million. EVs are becoming increasingly affordable, and they’re expected to match combustion-powered vehicle pricing in the next six years, even without subsidies or incentives. Now that drivers […]