TravelSpirit Runway, Launched!

Thank you all for your amazing support at our Manchester (UK) launch day on 28th June, where over 80 of us had from the feedback received to date, a most excellent time. In particular, thank you for our international speakers, Sampo Hietanen and Gabriel Plassat, who in addition to representing on-going Finnish and French connections, […]

TfGM launch new ‘2040’ strategy to support MaaS

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have launched their visionary new ‘2040’ strategy – one that looks forward to the future with a completely open mind, and one that will see the end to silo’d thinking around individual ‘transport modes’, and will bring about the neccesary integration between traditional ‘private’ (planes, cars, taxi’s, bikes) and ‘public’ […]

TravelSpirit organisation officially launched!

Today, we have formally launched our new organisation, with a real buzz, at the Community Design Workshop I, at Alliance Manchester Business School, UK. The day set off with a flying start with a key note talk from the “father of Mobility as a Service”, Sampo Hietanen, followed by an inspirational talk by Gabriel Plassat, of […]

TravelSpirit Executive Board Formed

We’re really proud to announce that Rob Taylor, CTO at Codethink and secretary of the FOSSi Foundation, has been appointed our CTO, on a ‘pro-bono’ basis. Rob has been working commercially with Linux and Open Source technologies for over 15 years and has founded two successful companies delivering Open Source development. Rob joins Alex Burrows […]

Venue confirmed for 28th June Launch Conference

Thanks to our new crowd-funding partners, Alliance Manchester Business School, we are pleased to announce that the 1st day of our launch event in June, which will be a 140 capacity conference held at Alliance Manchester Business School to bring together an elite line-up of thought leaders from a broad range of backgrounds, that are […]

Small Vehicle Transport Systems get UK Ministerial Support

The UK’s Department for Transport are sponsoring a feasibility study into a new initiative in Manchester called Simply Connect, which aims to help local people and businesses make smarter travel choices by improving data and information about different forms of transport. Transport Minister Andrew Jones made specific reference to our TravelSpirit partner initiative in his […]