Mobility as a Service

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) refers to a service that offers a single way for individuals to plan and pay for their trips rather than use multiple platforms, via Internet-based solutions.

EU funded projects in the spotlight

TMaaS, providing real-time information on traffic to residents

Concept: The main aim of the project is to create a live platform monitoring traffic and mobility for the city of Ghent, which will then be tested elsewhere from 2020 on. The challenge addressed is also for a local authority to seize an issue where private sector is often dominant.

Local authorities involved: Ghent (Belgium)

EU contribution: EUR 3.46 Million

Timeframe: February 2018 – January 2021

Programme: Urban Innovative Action

More information on UIA’s website.

MaaS4EU, creating the framework for an EU seamless mobility experience

Concept: Maas4EU is a project dedicated to enabling seamless door to door cleaner mobility in the EU through the creation of MaaS business models, tools and policies.

Local authorities involved: no local authorities directly involved.

EU contribution: EUR 3.66 Million

Timeframe: June 2017 – May 2020

Programme: Horizon 2020

More information on the project’s website.

Current EU calls

Past EU projects in London

No past EU funded projects on MaaS.

MaaS in London

UCL report on MaaS (February 2018)

MaaSLab. Multidisciplinary research team based at UCL.

MaaS in the EU and elsewhere

Mobility as a Service Alliance. A public private partnership facilitating the integration of multiple transport services in a single platform. 

Mobinet. The internet of mobility, an EU project than ran from 2012 to 2017 under the Seventh Programme for research.

POLIS discussion paper on Mobility as a Service, “MaaS: implications for urban and regional transport” (September 2017)

European Metropolitan Transport Authorities point of view on MaaS (June 2019)

Urban Transport Group paper 'Maas Movement? Issues and options on Mobility as a Service for city region transport authorities' (September 2019)