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Mobility innovation outpacing policy, report finds

Mobility innovation outpacing policy, report finds

The paper recommends that cities should develop a code of conduct to which all mobility infrastructure and services operators adhere if they want to do business in the city.

MaaS Alliance expands footprint into Asia

MaaS Alliance expands footprint into Asia

The public-private partnership will work with Japanese railway company JR East to share best practices and business models to further develop MaaS worldwide.

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Detroiters will be able to see the technology first-hand in public demonstrations next year and book rides using a mobility-as-a-service app developed by Moovit.

Almost half would consider moving when autonomous vehicles arrive

Almost half would consider moving when autonomous vehicles arrive

A new report says auto-manufacturers should expand their focus to suburban and rural areas.

Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

The ride-sharing company wants to help users unlock the transportation options in their city by enabling them to see all ride options from within its app.

Is smart ticketing being held back by bespoke systems?

Is smart ticketing being held back by bespoke systems?

Research report sets out to examine some of the key challenges transit agencies are facing when it comes to providing fare collection services to riders.

Lisbon develops mobility catalogue to make third-party apps more accurate

Lisbon develops mobility catalogue to make third-party apps more accurate

The City of Lisbon is developing a new architecture and the first tools to improve the accuracy of journey-planning apps.

Global open innovation contest looks for "society-changing" ideas

Global open innovation contest looks for "society-changing" ideas

NTT Data experts will work with respective winners to determine where the start-up company’s product or service could be used in its client ecosystem.

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

An analysis by the Mobility-as-a-Service Alliance provides an insight into the rights and obligations of private actors and public transport authorities and operators.

Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities

Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities

The country’s leading trip-planning service has integrated with Masabi’s Justride SDK platform helping public transport operators and cities start to realise mobility-as-a-service.