Trend to ban cars

An increasing number of European cities, including London, Paris, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Brussels, Dublin, Oslo and Madrid, have set their sights on urban centres without vehicles. Other mobility options will be encouraged and sought. Oslo announced that it will ban cars from its city centre by 2019. Mobility as a Service (MaaS) will be key to facilitating movement for residents and others finding themselves in these cities. With MaaS, we are turning transportation into a software industry and this has tremendous ramifications for. As we move from owning cars to using mobility services to go where we need to go, most urban parking spaces will disappear. This is only a small example of the impact of this change in mobility business models.

The European Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Alliance was launched a couple of weeks ago and we are proud to say that the Transportation Evolution Institute is a member of the Alliance.
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