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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​...

MaaS Alliance Partnership with Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit

The MaaS Alliance is proud to announce its partnership with Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit, the annual international event on the future of urban mobility, taking place this year from 19th to 21st October in Paris. Autonomy was created as a space for the...

BMaaS: Top 10 Mobility as a Service Influencers

As Mobility-as-a-Service starts to become more common in the fleet and automotive industry’s vocabulary, BMaaS (Business Mobility-as-a-Service) has taken a look at some of the people who are shaping what MaaS actually means. The top 10 Mobility-as-a-Service...

Host Blog: MaaS Alliance Welcomes POLIS MaaS Discussion Paper

By Piia Karjalainen (written on 14th September 2017) I was glad to read the POLIS discussion paper on MaaS, exploring the opportunities and risks of MaaS from cities’ perspective. It goes without saying that a particularly important role in the development of the MaaS...

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...

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