19th April 2016. Presenting to a select audience keen to understand on how smart technology can be used to improve our cities and contribute to the creation of a Northern Powerhouse, Si Ho – Transport for Greater Manchester, Neil Brown – Simply Connect and Giles Bailey – Stratageeb met with warm applause for their ambition to ‘make the world a better place’ while creating a money-making eco-system that will thrive on and support a global commons of code that would see TravelSpirit members enjoy a share in a new multi-billionaire pound a year Mobility as a Service market, while collaborating ‘Smart Cities’ will benefit from ‘ground-up’ community funded and for-the-community transport solutions. Click here to download a copy of the presentation given.
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 converging on the ‘Intelligent Mobility’ space, to debate needs to happen in the UK to achieve ‘Mobility as a Service’ and what needs to happen next to support the growth of our global open source community.
TravelSpirit is a crowd funded, not-for-profit project, with the mission to grow a vibrant global community of developers, entrepreneurs and transport agencies/operators who, together, will build an open source ‘global commons of code’ for enabling ‘Mobility as a Service’ to thrive.