Women in Shared Mobility: MaaS Insights

[Interview with MaaS Alliance Senior Manager Piia Karjalainen.] What is the biggest benefit of MaaS? MaaS is basically providing you a better everyday mobility with several options based on your own preferences – without any hassle or confusion. I truly believe that...

5 Minutes With… Piia Karjalainen, Senior Manager at MaaS Alliance

[Last week MaaS Alliance senior manager Piia Karjalainen gave an interview to SmartRail World, ahead of the SmartRail Rail Technology Congress, where Piia will be speaking on 18th April.] Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the integration of different forms of transport...

FISITA Advances into the World of Mobility as a Service

FISITA, the international membership organisation for the automotive and mobility engineering profession, is embracing the concept of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) through a new Strategic Partnership with the MaaS Alliance. Jacob Bangsgaard, President of the MaaS...

Blog: MaaS – From Modes to Movement

By Piia Karjalainen, MaaS Alliance (written on 29 January 2018) MaaS is here, MaaS is there, MaaS is everywhere. MaaS, Mobility as a Service, has been a real buzzword in transport already for a few years and the fascination only seems to grow. Now this prominent new...

Creating an Ecosystem of Integrated Mobility Services

[Piia Karjalainen, Senior Manager at the MaaS Alliance, talks to TaaS Technology Magazine about how we create an ecosystem of integrated mobility services.] The Mobility as a Service (MaaS) sector is expected to grow to a business worth over one trillion euro by 2030....

Six Future Technologies That Will Supercharge Your Commute

Global smartphone use is set to pass the five billion mark by 2019. For the first time in history, we’ll be entering an era where the majority of people will have a GPS on them at all times. We’ll no longer have to worry about following maps — interconnected...

New Transport Paradigm

Written by MaaS Alliance Senior Manager Piia Karjalainen for TrafficInfraTech Magzine (first published on 12 December 2017) Changes in the personal mobility market present great opportunities for urban mobility players to attract new customers. Car manufacturers and...

MaaS Summit Gathers Top-Level Transport Experts to Tampere

The Ministry of Transport and Communications, together with the MaaS Alliance, organised the third high-level round table discussion on Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Tampere on 29 November. The event focused on the roaming of MaaS services across national and urban...

Open Transport Joins MaaS Alliance

Open Transport is proud to announce it has joined the MaaS Alliance as a member. The co-operation’s goal is to provide efficient and sustainable solutions that will transform the mobility landscape. United by a shared vision for the future of mobility, the MaaS...

New Legislation Adopted in Finland to Enable MaaS

[The MaaS Alliance commends the efforts of Finland in adopting this ground-breaking legislation and sees it as a great step towards creating a true mobility-as-a-service. Read the full press release from the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications below.] The...

Meet the MaaS Alliance at Events in November

Throughout November, the MaaS Alliance President Mr Jacob Bangsgaard and Senior Manager Ms Piia Karjalainen will be on the road and actively attending a series of events across Europe. If you find yourself at any of the events listed below, do not hesitate to approach...

MaaS Alliance Partners with Uber to Support Shared Mobility

The MaaS Alliance is proud to announce Uber as a member of the Alliance and its Board of Directors. The aim of the co-operation is to provide an alternative to private car usage that is efficient and sustainable to help tackle congestion and other local mobility...

Traffic Management as a Service Project Financed by the EU

Traffic​ ​Management​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Service​ ​(TMaaS.eu),​ ​an​ ​urban​ ​mobility​ ​project​ ​driven​ ​by the​ ​​City​ ​of​ ​Ghent,​ ​has​ ​been​ ​selected​ ​by​ ​EU​ ​initiative Urban​ ​Innovative​ ​Actions​ ​(UIA)​ ​to​ ​receive​ ​financing.​ ​The​ ​Traffic​...