The PayiQ Blog | Pay-As-You-Go Challenges the Subscription Model

By Tuomo Parjanen, CEO of PayiQ The subscription model has been all the rage lately. All you can watch, all you can listen, all you can read, all you can travel… for a monthly price! It is convenient, but once the monthly deal is done, there are not that many...

Uber to be Integrated in SNCF MaaS Offering

From 19 June, for their daily journey, users of the SNCF app will not only know the schedules of short-distance trains and learn about traffic hazards, but they can also book and pay a bicycle, taxi, and by the end of the year, buy and validate public transport...

Career opportunity at SkedGo

Our friends at SkedGo are looking for a Sales Engineer to work closely with its small team based in Nuremberg, Germany, and remotely with the international team. The Sales Engineer is responsible for supporting the sales and business development team in building...

How about MaaS in rural areas?

We need a change in the way we are thinking about transport. It is not necessary to own a car even in sparsely populated areas if we can organise transport in a new way. The climate will be grateful for more effective use of vehicles that are already travelling in an...

Career opportunities at MaaS Global

Our friends at MaaS Global are on the lookout for talent! A member of the MaaS Alliance, MaaS Global has invented an open, mobility-as-a-service ecosystem supported with a proprietary digital platform for enabling anyone to travel anywhere via any method using one...

Uber’s transit offering launched in Denver

Uber Transit has just been launched in Denver allowing Uber users to get real-time transit information, choose fastest routes and opt from public transport, bike, scooter and Uber ride. In partnership with cities and transit agencies, Uber intends to make public...

Why we need to commit to Open Data

Open data is critical to the success of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). If we’re to provide a true alternative to the private car then it has to be convenient, cost-effective and above all, sustainable. Whether it’s governments, companies or citizens themselves, we all...

To Happen, Change Must Be Desirable

During my life as a traffic engineer, and then an NGO leader and an entrepreneur in the mobility sphere, I have seen plenty of services built around a wish. Sometimes the wish is that people would use more public transportation or make other environmentally sound...

routeRANK is looking for a Software Developer

One of our partners, routeRANK is looking for a full stack developer for its IT solutions or multimodal routing. The ideal candidate would have either a B.Sc/M.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent 1-3 years of software experience or A CFC + MPT in Computer Science or...

Top MaaS Twitter accounts to follow

Keeping track of what’s going on in the world of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is no easy feat. That’s why we’ve put together this helpful list of top influencers and organisations, so that you can stay ahead of the game. [...] Read the full article on SKEDGO...

MaaS Special: Why Accessibility Matters

As transport and tech companies continue to innovate, travel options are growing for citizens around the world. Multi-modal transport and on-demand services will make journey planning and taking trips simpler, more comfortable, cost-efficient and help to take away the...

MaaS Alliance Appoints its MaaS Ambassadors

At the 4th MaaS Summit, taking place in Copenhagen on 17 September, MaaS Alliance took the opportunity to thank some of individuals from its Member organisations who have signficantly contributed to the development of Mobility as a Service and the MaaS Alliance. The...

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...