Mobility as a service: towards a sustainable future
Changes in working patterns and transportation needs as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic could be the impetus to mobility as a service (MaaS) fulfilling its promises of more efficient and more sustainable transport solutions.
MaaS as a concept has been subject to much hype in recent years, but problems around data sharing and unsuccessful adoption in certain cities have led some to doubt its potential. Covid-19 has changed the landscape, with an increased willingness among the public to share data if required to ensure safety and reliability, as well as increased enthusiasm for ‘micro mobility’, such as electric and shared bikes and scooters. (MORE)