DfT publishes new MaaS guidance

The Department for Transport has published guidance on Mobility as a Service ” to make the planning and payment of trips easier for people and businesses.” It says a MaaS platforms integrate and analyse data from multiple modes of transport, such as rail, bus, taxi and cycle hire, to offer choice in journey planning to consumers. This […]

OpenMove launches Bluetooth validation in Italy

Mobility as a Service company OpenMove has launched Bluetooth validation in the Italian province of Trentino, the first example in the country on a regional scale and among the first in Europe. The OpenMove app is the tool of the “OpenMove Suite” mobility platform dedicated to end users. The app in Trentino is used by […]

MaaS Alliance publishes white paper on mobility data spaces

The public-private partnership working to establish the foundations for building a common approach to Mobility as a Service, the MaaS Alliance has published a White Paper on Mobility Data Spaces and MaaS. In its previous publication (MaaS Market Playbook), the MaaS Alliance advocated for ‘advanced data sharing models and incentive schemes’, which naturally lead to Mobility Data […]

Bird becomes first micro mobility firm to join MaaS Alliance

The public-private partnership the MaaS Alliance, which is tasked with driving the rollout of Mobility as a Service worldwide, has added its first micromobility operator, Bird. “With the growing demand of fulfilling users’ needs for tailor-made transport on demand, and more sustainable and inclusive mobility services, particularly micromobility, the MaaS Alliance is very pleased to […]

TfGM partners with SkedGo on MaaS initiative

Mobility-as-a-Service provider SkedGo is collaborating with Transport for Greater Manchester, aiming to help to ease city congestion and encourage public transport use. The partnership sees TfGM incorporate SkedGo’s journey planner onto its website, offering commuters a wide range of mobility options in Greater Manchester, including buses, trains and trams. Users can see the CO2 output […]

ITS (UK) advises on MaaS standardisation, data and limitations

The Government is being urged to ensure guidelines for future Mobility as a Service solutions have standardised approaches to collaboration, avoid being prescriptive on modes and insist on mandatory data sharing. The country’s intelligent transport systems industry association, ITS (UK), has responded to the Department for Transport’s consultation on a future MaaS Code of Practice. […]

DfT opens MaaS Code of Practice consultation

The Department for Transport is seeking the industry’s views on the content that could be included in a mobility as a service code of practice. It is looking to create MaaS code of practice could be used to provide guidelines for new entrants to the market and incumbent MaaS platform providers to aid navigation around the relevant legislation, […]

Nearly two-thirds of people “not interested” in shared mobility

A new survey suggests that 63% of people are not interested in taking advantage of shared mobility schemes such are ride hailing or car sharing services. Automotive Management reports that the YouGov mobility survey of 2,400 people for the technology company Stripe gave participants 10 options and asked them what their motivations would be for […]

Arriva launches new travel platform with multi-modal App Solution

Transport operator Arriva has added a completely new brand in the form of a smart mobility App to its public transport offering in Europe with the launch of a travel platform designed to connect passengers to multiple modes and operators of public transport, shared transport or micro-mobility in the Netherlands. Named “glimble”, it is Arriva’s […]

Cubic launches B2C MaaS solution

Global mobility company Cubic Transportation Systems has announced the launch of a new Mobility as a Service product called launched Umo™. The product is launching in the US with plans to expand aspects around the world. Cubic says the product is a fully-integrated suite of platforms for riders, transport agencies and mobility service providers to […]


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