Join us at the Manchester Blockchain Conference 2017

“Any new technology creates challenges, but with the right mix of leadership, collaboration and sound governance, distributed ledgers could yield significant benefits for the UK.” – Sir Mark Walport, Government Chief Scientific Adviser With potential applications ranging from fraud prevention to processing passport applications, some experts believe blockchain could be a disruptive technology to rival […]

Whitepaper 5: TravelSpirit Hackout Open Innovation Programme

Creating an environment of boundless creativity is highly challenging for large and hierarchical institutions. This poses a particular problem for governments, companies, and organisations that wish to support open innovation. As one of our four core values, open innovation is central to everything we do at TravelSpirit. We established the TravelSpirit Hackout Open Innovation Programme […]

Whitepaper 4: Will everyone benefit from MaaS?

Earlier in the summer, we canvassed the opinion of 106 people on which parts of the UK would benefit most from MaaS, and which types of organisation were most likely to succeed in providing MaaS in the future.  These people who had a natural bias towards being already engaged in discussions on MaaS, and/or who […]

UK Transport Catapult sponsor free tickets to 2nd Annual Conference on MaaS

The advent of ‘Mobility as a Service’ has rapidly precipitated a broad spectrum of approaches, from city and region-wide multi-modal apps to a range of new mobility service market entrants. Transport Systems Catapult have joined forces with TravelSpirit Foundation to advocate the idea that innovative mobility needs to be developed within an open framework. Otherwise […]

Bosch host public debate and showcase for the Future of Mobility in Cities – 8th September Somerset House

New TravelSpirit Community Member, Bosch, have pulled together an impressive lineup talks from industry and thought leaders for a day of public talks and private talks, alongside technology demonstrators of their Connected Car, Home Zone Park Assist, Light Electric Vehicles and Autonomous Pods. Bosch develops innovative solutions that facilitate new mobility offerings. Whether for private […]

Londoner’s attitudes towards Mobility as a Service revealed

A new report, authored by TravelSpirit UK Project Board member, Dr. Maria Kamargianni, provides insights about Londoners’ attitudes towards car-ownership, shared mobility services and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) as well as an impact assessment about a potential introduction of MaaS in the city. We’ll be debating this report, alongside showcasing MaaS developments in the […]

Exeter City Futures join us with a radical and ambitious “MOU”

Exeter City Futures and TravelSpirit Foundation have developed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) as a basis of the city of Exeter’s active involvement with the TravelSpirit Community and strategic collaboration with the TravelSpirit Foundation. With cities consuming between two-thirds and three-quarters of the world’s energy, their role in driving a clean energy future is inescapable. […]

Travelspirit Foundation appoints new CEO

One year after the launch of the TravelSpirit Community, TravelSpirit Foundation has strengthened its senior leadership team, with two new appointments to its Global Executive. These appointments form part of an important update to the TravelSpirit governance structure. The changes will enable the organisation to better communicate and accelerate its mission to provide an open […]

travelspirit.io community

travelspirit.io is set to become a global commons of “Internet of Mobility” infrastructure, networks and code. An accessible resource for mobility operators and transport authorities, with new open source software components licensed under MPLV2 Curated by TravelSpirit Foundation, the “Internet of Mobility” will be built by a global community of organisations and individuals, with a diverse […]

Imperial College to Re-Calibrate Travel Time

As mobility experience is increasingly determined not only by duration or monetary cost of travel, new cultures of work have emerged, especially strong among knowledge workers, that exploit non-traditional settings, including public spaces and transport modes, with the aim of improving productivity and well-being by the better alignment of tasks to productive times and spaces. […]