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Comtrade Digital Services Hosted Business Hackathon in Berlin

On 9-11 June 2017, Comtrade Digital Services hosted a Business Hackathon in Berlin for the first time. The event in the Impact Hub in Berlin kicked off on Friday evening with a meetup on »How to make future mobility smarter«. Marko Javornik, VP/GM of Mobility and...

Technology and Finance Shapes Up to Make MaaS Happen

Sampo Hietanen, CEO of MaaS Global and ‘father’ of MaaS, started his address to ITS International’s recent MaaS Market conference in London by saying: “All of the problems that can be solved by a company or group of companies have already been solved, and now we are...

MaaS provider launches Midlands trial

Mobility as a Service app ‘Whim’ launched for trials in Birmingham and the West Midlands last week and has announced a new partnership with bike sharing provider Nextbike. The app, developed by Finnish start up company MaaS Global, combines transport services to allow...

Join the MaaS Alliance at the ITS European Congress

The MaaS Alliance is co-organising an International session ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the ITS European Congress on Monday 19 June from 14:00 to 15:30. The session SIS01 titled "Mobility as a service – new business and service approaches" will look at the...

MaaS Hackathon: Making smart mobility smarter

More than a half of the global population lives in cities. Congestion is the number one urban issue, as shown in a recent EU study on transport. Sure, when innovators like Uber enter a city, they do decrease congestion within the first six months. But then, the...

Integrated personal mobility for Europe

The MaaS Alliance and IRU successfully held a workshop on Mobility-as-a-Service in Brussels which focused on new mobility schemes and next steps for the deployment of integrated, personalised, on-demand urban transport across Europe. MaaS puts the user at the core of...

ITS UK first forum on Mobility as a Service

ITS UK has held its first forum on the topic of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in London, simultaneously launching a new interest group dedicated the subject. The organisation has identified MaaS as a key deliverable of ITS technologies, and although many of the...

Our member UCL is looking for PhD studentship in MaaS

UCL-Energy invites applicants for a fully-funded four-year PhD studentship in transport modelling. In recent years, new business models, inspired by the sharing economy, and disruptive technologies are ushering in an exciting new age in transportation: the era of...

MaaS Alliance welcomed at the European Parliament

Today, the MaaS Alliance held a debate on ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS) at the European Parliament in Brussels. Maas Alliance members were welcomed by British MEP Daniel Dalton, who hosted the event, and Nikolaus Von Peter, a Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner...

West Midlands and MaaS Global plans MaaS in the UK

Travellers in the West Midlands could soon benefit from a new integrated transport system allowing them to access multi-modal ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS) via their smartphones. The service Whim, by the MaaS operator MaaS Global, will be launched in the West...

Intelligent Transport Systems: a Tool or a Toy?

The COST Association and the University of Žilina co-organised the conference "Intelligent Transport Systems: a Tool or a Toy?" in partnership with ERTICO - ITS Europe and under the auspices of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The event...

Minister Berner to meet Commissioner Bulc

Ministry of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will meet Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc in Helsinki on 29 November. In addition to their bilateral discussions, Minister Berner and Commissioner Bulc will attend the MaaS Summit, organised by the Ministry...

MaaS Alliance presented at Future Mobility Conference in Dubai

On 14-15 November, MaaS Alliance President Jacob Bangsgaard presented the strategic advantages to Mobility as a Service (MaaS) at the 2nd edition of the International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai. The event was organised by the Automobile & Touring Club...

The future of mobility | Disruptive Innovation Festival

From high-speed rail, to self-driving cars, shared bike schemes and Uber-style services, new transport options are rarely out of the news. Some people have been bold enough to predict the death of the private motor car. Whether that's the future we face or not, there...

MaaS Alliance – the Public Transport Operator perspective

The Metropolitan Transport Authority (ATM - Autoritat del Transport Metropolità) is a voluntary inter-administrative consortium of public transport administrations in the Catalonia region working in the counties of Alt Penedès, Baix Llobregat, Barcelonès, Garraf,...

Host blog: Google, MaaS, etc.

By Josep Laborda, RACC (first published on LinekdIn Pulse) We (all) love Google. The user interface of its search engine is sleek and dead simple to use. It’s basically composed of a beautiful, clean logo, and a big, neat search box. What else? Well, a closer look at...

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