Happy New Year! What a ride in 2021! Increasing floods, droughts, storms and wildfires, a record number of refugees, disrupted supply chains, political sabre-rattling and a global pandemic on top. But mankind deals with it and life goes on. A
Ride Pooling and Carpooling Hacks
The vehicle utilization or pooling ratio determines the profitability of ride pooling services. This blog post introduces some hacks to improve the efficiency for ride pooling and carpooling systems with a focus on suburban and rural areas.
Rural MaaS and the Next Big Thing
High quality living and working via home office in the countryside could be the Next Big Thing. Mobility as a Service will play a key role connecting rural areas with cities.
Post on mobility hubs, their functions as a interface between mobility services, success factors and sources for further information
Mobility Process Mining
Process Mining can help travelers and transport planers to better understand and improve travel chains using the traveler’s digital footprint.
Carpooling Lessons Learned
Carpooling or ride sharing can reduce congestion and emissions. Here are some lessons learned on what makes it work – or not.
Mobility Service Roaming
Handover of Mobility Services In the blog post about the availability dilemma we discussed why a lack of cooperation leads to massive oversupply – and in consequence to congestion of cities and more emissions as studies from Bruce Schaller and
Electric Kick Scooters in Future Mobility
Electric kick scooters could play an important role in covering the “first and last mile” in mobility services and so connect travellers to bus or train stations. For passengers without luggage, who are able to drive them, they can conveniently
MaaS and the Cannibalization of Public Transport
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) will add new modes of transport to the cities. If these new mobility services should not generate additional traffic, the traffic needs to shift from established transport options to the new options. Is this cannibalization?
Corporate Carpooling / Ride Sharing Systems Compared
Corporate Carpools Many companies, universities and organizations support closed carpools as a member benefit. By limiting the carpool to a closed group, lack of trust is usually not an issue anymore – and communication between participants is intended. In case