How Local and Regional Transit Authorities are Embracing MaaS: A Global Review

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has become a word synonymous with the sharing economy. In a world of massive disruption, based upon environmental, economic, social, and cultural shifts, the trend toward sharing (whether it be housing, transportation, or other commodities) is increasing at a rapid pace. Considering this trend toward sharing, mobility is a key component in understanding our consumer habits, needs, and preferences…

The purpose of this blog is to analyze and provide best practices into how local and regional transit authorities are embracing MaaS on a global scale. We will primarily focus on the following three areas:

1. Formal assessment of the opportunities and barriers to implementing a multi-modal MaaS journey with payment systems across local and regional transit authorities

2. Lessons learned on a global and national (United States) scale, and

3. Recommendations for fostering an environment for a successful long-term, sustainable multi-modal journey with payment system