Opinion Uncategorized Top 10 Most Read Mobility-as-a-Service Articles – January By BMaaS Contributor Posted on January 31, 2018 6 min read Here is a rundown of the top 10 read articles on Mobility-as-a-Service during January 1. Top 10 Mobility-as-a-Service Influencers Take a look at some of the people who are shaping what MaaS actually means. These top ten influencers come from around the world and have unique specialisms in how MaaS is implemented, in all areas such as Business, Urban Transport and for the environment. 2. 4 Predictions for the Future of Travel tech and beyond Here are some of the 4 top travel technology predictions for the next year and beyond; including Voice Search, AI Driven Travel Platforms, Mixed Reality Travel Experiences and Blockchain. 3. Mobility-as-a-Service and overcoming the issues to get Critical MaaS The sharing economy, the access economy, the on-demand economy – terms used interchangeably, though not always fully understood. They are used to define the recent socio-economic shift that reinvented how and what we consume – although each of the terms is nuanced in its precise meaning, they all describe a world in which consumer demand, rather than any other driver, determines the delivery of services. 4. Mobility-as-a-Service: Buzzword or Business Strategy? This article from Mobilleo discusses how people have still not grasped the true nature of Mobility as a Service… MaaS isn’t exclusive to public sector projects on providing accessible transport, nor is it just a new shiny feature that car manufacturers can entice fleet managers with. True Mobility-as-a-Service is the complete offering of not just transport, but the entire journey. 5. Mobility as a Service – ‘A MaaS-ive opportunity’ There is growing recognition in all corners of the passenger transport world of the game-changing potential of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) – whereby travellers use a smartphone app to plan and pay for multi-modal journeys. Take a look at this article from Passenger Transport. 6. Why MaaS can’t just be about mass public transit… 2017 has been a huge year for Mobility-as-a-Service. As Mobilleo recently noted in a guest post for the Business Travel Show, searches for the phrase have seen significant growth in the last year. We’ve seen serious entrants to the marketplace and substantial investments made into MaaS applications, initiatives, and projects. 7. Six developments we can expect in the transport sector in 2018 Johan Herrlin, CEO of Ito World, predicts how 2018 will further innovate public transportation… including the likes of the bike sharing revolution… car sharing schemes and MaaS private and public partnerships. 8. Why can’t Uber make money? By any measure, Uber’s seven-year entrepreneurial journey has been extraordinary – Last month, Uber reported a third-quarter loss of nearly $1.5 billion, bringing its 2017 year-to-date red ink to $3.2 billion… in this article Forbes explains why Ubers business model is broken. 9. Demystifying mobility as a service MaaS boldly promises to create a “new ecosystem of personal mobility.” But what does that mean for your daily commute or school run? Multibriefs explains that Mobility as a service could have emerged with a catchier name. But behind the obscure acronym, there lies an intriguing proposal… 10. 10 technology trends for airlines and airports During the next 12 months, airlines and airports across the globe will be tasked with the challenge of identifying the new and emerging technologies that have the potential to improve the customer experience and enhance operational efficiency both on the ground and in-flight. Here, Future Travel Experience highlights the technologies and trends that we expect to play the most important role in reshaping the air transport industry in 2018. Want to submit an article? Contact us via our Twitter, Contact Form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.