AESIN Publishes Systems Engineering Approach to MaaS White Paper

AESIN Publishes Systems Engineering Approach to MaaS White Paper

“Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)” has come to prominence as a leading strand to the future mobility needs of an expanding world, based upon fleets of connected, highly automated vehicles. MaaS systems already exist that integrate the current communication, data, and...

Commission calls for feedback on multimodal digital mobility services

Commission calls for feedback on multimodal digital mobility services

Planning and buying tickets for journeys that combine different modes of transport can be cumbersome for travellers in the EU. To compare different options, many use digital services such as route planners and ticket vendors. This initiative addresses challenges for...

Federal Office of Transport facilitates multimodal mobility

Federal Office of Transport facilitates multimodal mobility

The Confederation wants to make it easier for people to combine different means of transport. For businesses to develop services to this end – for instance, mobile apps – they require access to data from various mobility and service providers. To make this exchange of...

MEPs debate the impact of AI on transport and mobility

MEPs debate the impact of AI on transport and mobility

The Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA) and the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) committees discussed the impact of AI on transport modes and mobility, and how to prepare for AI, in a public hearing. The hearing started with...

EU Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities

EU Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities

The European Commission recently launched five new EU missions, an innovative way to work together and improve the lives of people in Europe and beyond. EU missions aim to tackle big challenges in health, climate and the environment, and to achieve ambitious and...

Uber launches a new category, Taxi Green, in Hamburg

Uber launches a new category, Taxi Green, in Hamburg

Hamburg, October 13, 2021 - Uber, the switching platform for mobility, is introducing the new Taxi Green product category in Hamburg in October 2021, with which users will be able to arrange trips in fully electric taxis in the future. The new option is a result of...

New Guide on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

New Guide on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Sustainable urban mobility planning requires a degree of adaptability because what works in a big city may not work in a small town. In a new topic guide from Eltis, smaller cities and towns are provided with valuable insight to support the implementation of a...

EU Initiatives at the European Mobility Week

EU Initiatives at the European Mobility Week

The European Mobility Week is the European Commission’s awareness-raising campaign to promote clean and sustainable urban transport that comes to towns and cities across Europe and beyond starting from 16 to 22 September. Around 3000 towns and cities from...

Key factors for the implementation of MaaS in a B2B context

Key factors for the implementation of MaaS in a B2B context

The Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport, i.e. the Belgian administration for mobility, released a report assessing the interest of companies in MaaS solutions. The document gathers the results of a questionnaire addressed to mobility managers of a variety of...

MaaS as seen by Systra: Redesigning Mobility

MaaS as seen by Systra: Redesigning Mobility

The concept of MaaS, meaning Mobility as a Service, does not easily fit a strict definition. It reflects the trend towards offering everything “as a service” and the gradual shift from possession of objects to use. According to this somewhat magical thinking,...

ERTICO at MaaS National Days Conference

ERTICO at MaaS National Days Conference

On 13-14 July, TTS Italia held its MaaS Italian National Days Conference, where it presented the "Guidelines for the development of MaaS services in Italy". The Guidelines aim to contribute towards the international and national discussion on the future of our...

Arriva launches MaaS solution in Europe

Arriva launches MaaS solution in Europe

Arriva launches new travel platform with multi-modal App Solution.Multi-modal smart mobility enables planning, paying and riding with any public transport operator, shared transport or micro-mobility provider.New brand “glimble by arriva” joins Arriva’s pan-European...

Connecting Europe Express leaves the station

Connecting Europe Express leaves the station

The 'Connecting Europe Express', a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, will pull out of Lisbon train station on 2 September. It will stop in more than 100 towns and cities during its five-week journey before arriving in...

Developing MaaS: User, operator and governance perspectives

Developing MaaS: User, operator and governance perspectives

Photo by Laura James from Pexels Mobility as a Service (MaaS) can be briefly described as a concept that aims to fulfil individuals' mobility needs in a sustainable way by combining different transport services, potentially offering a path for breaking...

Renfe develops a countrywide MaaS platform

Renfe develops a countrywide MaaS platform

Photo by JÉSHOOTS from Pexels A countrywide platform that allows users to plan, book and pay for trips in a single applicationIntegrates different modes of transport to provide seamless door-to-door travelingRenfe expecting up to €156 million additional revenue with...

Iomob’s door-to-door travel collaboration

Iomob’s door-to-door travel collaboration

The new collaboration aims to address the common goal of door-to-door travel with a lower environmental impact together with Brightline Trains. Brightline Trains, the only privately funded high-speed passenger rail system in the United States, has appointed software...