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Mobility as a Service (MaaS) Based on Intermodal Electronic Platforms in Public Transport

  • Ulrike Stopka
  • René Pessier
  • Christian Günther
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10902)

Abstract

Driven by megatrends such as globalization, urbanization, climate change and technological progress, the mobility sector is undergoing a strong process of change which is characterized in particular by the intermodal cross-linking of various public and private mobility services. The aim is to make transport as a whole more environmentally friendly. To meet this challenge “Mobility as a Service” (MaaS) concepts are introduced in the market which offer individualized one-stop access to several bundled travel services based on customer’s needs. The supply of so-called mobility packages requires very close cooperation between the various players on the transport market who use electronic platforms for this purpose. First of all, the paper gives an overview about the research activities and the implementation status of MaaS concepts in different countries. In the following chapters, the general approach and methods for the development of mobility packages are discussed and first results of related research projects in Germany are presented.

Keywords

Urban mobility Mobility as a Service Intermodal transport Mobility platform Mobility packages User requirements Van Westendorp analysis Conjoint analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Stopka
    • 1
  • René Pessier
    • 1
  • Christian Günther
    • 1
  1. 1.Technische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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