Alstom step towards MaaS-on-rail, through acquisition of Nomad Digital

TravelSpirit Foundation ‘gold medalist’ partner, Alstom, have acquired Nomad Digital to strengthen their capability to help the rail industry migrate to Mobility as a Service. Nomad Digital employs around 230 people, and is headquartered in Newcastle (UK), with 13 offices worldwide, principally in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, Canada, Australia and the United States. Its […]

MaaS Global make in-roads into the UK

TravelSpirit ‘gold’ affiliates MaaS Global and Transport for West Midlands have made a significant in-road to raising the MaaS agenda in the UK, through the signing of an ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between MaaS Global and the West Midlands Combined Authority, National Express, SilverRail and Birmingham City Council; which commits all signed parties to develop Mobility […]

TravelSpirit appoints new CTO, sparking transatlantic relations

We’re proud to announce the arrival of our new CTO, Jeremy Dalton. Jeremy is the principal and founder of Method City Planning, a Portland-based consultancy that supports the planning and implementation of multi­modal transportation projects and initiatives in the United States. He hits the ground-running, having been working, as a TravelSpirit Project Board member over […]

Lyft helps educate major U.S. cities about the end of the road of private car ownership – by 2025

“America is running a failing transportation business”, says John Zimmer, co-founder of Lyft. While Mobility as a Service is already buzzing around Europe and the UK, other countries are beginning to ‘wake-up and smell the coffee’. With a call to action for U.S. cities to think differently about the opportunities ahead for how their cities […]

Chair of TravelSpirit engages the global open source community

Our Chair, and Senior Innovation Officer @TfGM, Si Ho, has addressed to the opensource.com community in an article on open source.com. The opensource.com community has a keen interest in  creating, adopting, and sharing open source solutions and learning about how the open source way is improving technologies, education, business, government, health, law, entertainment and humanitarian efforts. Supported by Red […]

TravelSpirit Affiliates Trailblaze on the Smart City

…by open-sourcing the what3words addresses of all of Greater Manchester’s ‘Talkative’ Bus Stops ! TravelSpirit Partners BT, Republic of Things and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) are starting to motor on their ‘Use Case’ development phase for Manchester’s smart cities demonstrator. The CityVerve project is set to redefine the “smart” in “smart city” – by […]

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) hits the UK press

Today two notable UK publications released articles about Mobility as a Service. Local Transport Today has led with a story on “Mobility as a Service: don’t fragment the marketplace”, which features our partner, Carplus passionately advocating the approach taken to date by the rapidly growing TravelSpirit community. Click here for a snippet of the article, […]