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...

MyCorridor London Workshop Identifies Trust as Key to MaaS Success

[IRU, a MaaS Alliance member, is actively involved in the MyCorridor project and leads the project's work on communication and events.] Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is an integration of various modes of transport services into a single mobility service, accessible on...

MaaS to be the Focus Point of the First MyCorridor Project Workshop

[IRU, a MaaS Alliance member, is actively involved in the MyCorridor project and leads the project's work on communication and events.] MyCorridor is a 3-year project, funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project's objective is to facilitate sustainable...

Guest Blog: Getting Behind the MaaS Movement

By Marius Macku, Uber (written on 17 November 2017) Getting around town should be seamless. It’s one of the reasons why Uber was founded in the first place, so that you could push a button and get a ride from A to B. Over time we realised that this could have the...

Open Transport Joins MaaS Alliance

Open Transport is proud to announce it has joined the MaaS Alliance as a member. The co-operation’s goal is to provide efficient and sustainable solutions that will transform the mobility landscape. United by a shared vision for the future of mobility, the MaaS...

Guest Blog: How to Make MaaS (Mobility as a Service) Reality?

By Marko Javornik, COMTRADE (written on 23 October 2017) I’m just on my way from Berlin, where I had the privilege to give a keynote speech at the Wocomoco conference. Wocomoco – as it can be seen by its name – is not just a usual conference on mobility services, but...

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...