Transport Blockchain Protocol Announces Information Event

Transport blockchain protocol, TSio Protocol, will launch its white paper at an information event held by London based solicitors, Mills and Reeve, on 28 February, 1200-1500. The event will outline the TSio Protocol approach to blockchain-enabled secure, transparent and efficient integration of multiple transport operators, and the opportunities this will provide. “The TSio Protocol will […]

TravelSpirit submits evidence on MaaS to UK Parliament

TravelSpirit recommends openness in written evidence to the UK Transport Committee. TravelSpirit submitted evidence to the Transport Committee call for evidence on Mobility as a Service last month recommending that the Committee seeks the most open implementation of MaaS possible. Only this approach will accrue the broadest economic and social benefits and ensure access for […]

Assessing Openness and Maturity in MaaS – our index developed in conjunction with UCL MaasLab

In 2017 TravelSpirit developed an index to asses transport networks’ openness as they move towards Mobility as a Service. This index has been further developed by Richard Goulding at the UCL MaaSLab to assess the readiness of metropolitan areas for the implementation of MaaS systems. Various characteristics which affect the likelihood of a successful MaaS […]

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 […]

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017

MKArena, Milton Keynes, 19-20 Oct Practical Applications of Intelligent Mobility for Sustainable Towns and Cities Smarter Travel Live! is one of the highlights of the packed 2017 innovative mobility calendar. TravelSpirit is very much on the agenda. Dr Maria Kamargianni, UCL MaaSLab, will be chairing the session on MaaS in practice, with Chris Lane from TfWM […]

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 […]