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.
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.
No past EU funded projects on MaaS.
UCL report on MaaS (February 2018)
MaaSLab. Multidisciplinary research team based at UCL.
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)
Urban Transport Group paper 'Maas Movement? Issues and options on Mobility as a Service for city region transport authorities' (September 2019)