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 […]

TravelSpirit Openness Q&A

Openness is essential to Mobility as a Service. From end to end journeys across modes to monthly bundled mobility packages, nothing that is truly useful to travelers can be created without some degree of openness between at least some combination of operators, mobility as a service providers, and data providers Read our brief summary of […]

Workshop: The role of openness in commercial collaboration

Discussion from the TravelSpirit Conference, 26 September 2017 James Datson, Transport Systems Catapult Everyone in the transport system wants information – in increasing amounts of detail. From travellers’ expecting real time updates to their journey times to operators basing service provision on demand forecasting. This session looked at the types of information valued by three […]