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MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

At a recent roundtable event, city leaders cut through the MaaS hype.

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Research by Juniper finds that revenues will reach $4.4bn by 2023 and the leading traffic technology cities are Barcelona and San Francisco.

Mastercard and Kisio help passengers book entire trip in one app

Mastercard and Kisio help passengers book entire trip in one app

By embedding payment and security technology into trip planning and ticketing capabilities, transportation providers and cities can move towards mobility-as-a-service solutions.

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

To meet the demand for ease and continuity in travel, transport operators need to collaborate to offer passengers one virtual ticket, from beginning to end, says Steve Wakeland, Executive Chairman, ITSO.

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at open mobility platform Iomob, outlines a vision for digital mobility infrastructure which will be fundamental in the shift to shared, sustainable urban mobility systems.

Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment

Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment

Concern for the environment is the least popular reason to switch from a private car to alternative modes of transport, says a new survey.

UK wants to use location data to empower more bus passengers

UK wants to use location data to empower more bus passengers

The government has announced £4 million in funding for a platform that will enable app developers to use information from GPS trackers.

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Mobility business accelerator buys into MaaS pioneer

Via ID has acquired a majority stake in Swedish start-up UbiGo which wants to bring its subscription-based mobility-as-a-service offering to households in major cities.

Assessing the challenges of widespread MaaS adoption

Assessing the challenges of widespread MaaS adoption

Fujitsu’s Rabih Arzouni examines key challenges for MaaS: connectivity, collaboration and governance

MaaS: A world without traffic jams?

MaaS: A world without traffic jams?

moovel’s vision is “a world without traffic jams”. Thomas Friderich shares his insights on how MaaS can help to make this a reality.