Oxfordshire County Council is Looking for a MaaS Research Assistant

The Oxfordshire County Council is excited to be recruiting for a full time position for a MaaS research assistant. The focus will be on the interaction of MaaS with smart mobility options, such as connected and autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, air mobility,...

Poppy Launches Electric Scooters in Antwerp

[Poppy is a product of MaaS Alliance member Lab-Box] Poppy, the Antwerp start-up that launched 350 environmentally-friendly share cars in Antwerp in January, is now starting a test phase with 25 electric shared scooters. After this test phase, the fleet will be...

Uber “to Focus on Bikes Over Cars”

Uber says it plans to focus more on its electric scooter and bike business, and less on cars, despite the fact it could hurt profits. Boss Dara Khosrowshahi said that individual modes of transport were better suited to inner city travel. He also forecast users would...

New Contract for Report on MaaS from Oxfordshire County Council

MaaS Alliance member Oxfordshire County Council has issued an announcement for a new contract. They are looking for a consultant / consultancy to draft a research / report on the current state of MaaS. The contract is expected to run from 21 October 2018 to 31 January...

MaaS Alliance and its Members Receive Recognition at BMaaS Awards

This year BusinessMaaS.com, the online resource for all the latest news and trends in Mobility as a Service and its application in the business world, launched the first edition of the BMaaS Awards. The awards recognise the most innovative companies, initiatives, and...

Europcar Mobility Group Joins MaaS Alliance

As a global provider of mobility solutions, Europcar Mobility Group is one of the major players in the mobility sector, offering services from rental and car-sharing to chauffeur services. The Group is joining the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Alliance, whose goal is...

How Micro Mobility Solves Multiple Problems in Congested Cities

The first mile/last mile problem refers to one issue that can plague even cities with the best public transportation systems. Not everybody can possibly live or work within easy walking distance of a transit station or bus stop. Thus, cities still suffer from traffic...

MaaS Alliance Teams Up with USA West Coast

MaaS Alliance has been growing at a breath-taking pace both in terms of the number of its members and its regional coverage. This reflects the huge overall interest in Mobility as a Service and the unique services provided by the MaaS Alliance. One of our most recent...

New Public Transport App Developed for Child-Specific Needs

[HaCon is owned by MaaS Alliance member Siemens.] Based on the HaCon Kids App, which utilises child-friendly innovations, the new mobility app, ‘VBB jump’, presented by Berlin-Brandenburg public transport authority VBB, will begin helping a younger user group to...

Mobility as a Service: What’s In It For Car Dealers?

On the 6th of June 2018, a group of dealers from across Europe gathered in Helsinki (Finland) to learn about the Mobility as a Service new transportation paradigm and evaluate how this can be an opportunity for car dealers. Over the past few years,...

Corridor as a Service Streamlines Goods Logistics

The goal of Corridor as a Service is to improve goods logistics through digital services so that Finland can become a logistics hub for improving and expanding international commerce. At the moment, a preliminary assessment is being carried out to support the...

Public Consultations on CARTRE Thematic Areas

[Several MaaS Alliance members are direct or associated partners in the CARTRE project.] With the aim to progress on the strategic development of connected automated driving, the CARTRE initiative has opened a series of public consultations on the different CARTRE...

Cubic: Mobility as a Service – Putting Transit Front and Center

The concept of “Mobility as a Service” or “MaaS” is central to the idea of change in transportation. Generally understood as a vision of future mobility where travel happens through a combination of public, private and shared transportation modes, it remains an...

MaaS Alliance at MaaS Market Europe

The annual MaaS Market Europe event took place this year on 20th and 21st February 2018 in London. MaaS Market Europe is renowned for its focus on alternative forms of mobility, Mobility as a Service, and, in general, discussing new ways of getting people from point A...

MaaS Global and Whim Win European StartUp Prize

[MaaS Alliance congratulates MaaS Global, a member of the MaaS Alliance, on this award.]  The European Startup Prize for Mobility is the largest European contest for startups that specialize in mobility that incorporates sustainable development. MaaS Global’s Whim...