Gareth Turner, Head of Fares and Ticketing at Transport for Greater Manchester, explains how the appetite for on-demand services is spreading to transport, and outlines the steps that the UK’s transport network needs to consider, from payments to collaboration, in order to make MaaS a reality.
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Simon Laker and John Elliott at Consult Hyperion explain how, after more than a decade of trials and poorly-received launches, open-loop transit payments are now expected to gain significant traction in the U.S.
While borders are less and less noticed when travelling by car, they still have a huge impact on cross-border public transport. However, as Dominik Elsmann and Julia Quitmann from Aachener Verkehrsverbund GmbH (AVV) explain, the digital age is making cross-border travel simple and seamless.
The historic city in Spain has taken a modern approach to e-mobility, ensuring its public transport is sustainable moving forward.
What short- and long-term strategies need to be established to ensure optimum market conditions for MaaS within public transport?
Stephen Edwards, Executive Director of South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE), was recently named the new Chair of the Urban Transport Group (UTG). Here, we quiz him on the areas he’ll be focusing on in his new role, connecting transport services, working as a collective with other group members, and…
David Powell, Programme Director of Rolling Stock at Liverpool City Region transport authority Merseytravel, and Matthias Hämmerle, Project Manager for Stadler Rail, discuss the upcoming fleet upgrade that will make travelling on Merseyrail accessible for all.
Whether citywide, regionwide or even countrywide, better transport integration is on its way to a space near you – the question remains, though: how can we bring the industry together to play nicely?
Ride-sharing has the potential to help solve the global problem of pollution, overpopulation and congestion. Katy Medlock, Head of UK at Drivy, explains how integrating car- and ride-share options with public transport could be the way to finally leave personal car ownership in the polluted past.
Anne Grünkorn, Managing Director of LogPay Mobility Services, explains the benefits of working with a payment service provider that has a vast knowledge of multimodal transport systems.