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Shining a light on invisible vulnerabilities

Difficulties with technology, language barriers, long-term disorders, anxiety and convalescence are all factors that affect the way people get around without necessarily fitting the description of what we generally think of as a disability. Éric Chareyron, who heads up the Keolis Mobility Trends Observatory Keoscopie, tells us more about these vulnerabilities and their possible solutions.

Pulse #5 8 min

The car: a new shared mobility solution?

A single “carshare” can replace up to 13 private cars and reduce each user’s greenhouse emissions by as much as 41%. The model underpinning our use of private cars is being called into question. But what if the car had a real future as part of a MaaS (Mobility as a Service) ecosystem?

Pulse #5 5 min

“Unless transport authorities are involved, no long-term change will happen.”

Interview with Xavier Corouge, Managing Director of Europcar’s Urban Mobility business unit.

Pulse #5 3 min

“Mobility coach, can you hear me?”

Voice assistants are already with us throughout our lives. For the shared transport sector, this technology is a great opportunity to offer passengers an even smoother travel experience while letting them make last-minute changes to their plans.

Pulse #5 4 min

Clean air pioneer

A leader in sustainable mobility, California’s Foothill Transit has set a goal to convert its entire 360‑bus fleet to electric by 2030. We discuss with Deputy Executive Director, Kevin Parks McDonald about Foothill’s operations and ambition.

Pulse #2 3 min
La gratuité des transports est le choix du court terme

Free transport is often the short‑cut or short-term option

Germany recently made the headlines when it announced its intention to introduce free public transport in five major cities. Yves Crozet reacts with firm conviction to the project which he believes is often linked to electoral promises. In his opinion, if free transport remains an isolated measure without restrictive policies on the use of private cars, it has no impact.

Pulse #2 8 min
Millennials et mobilité : je bouge donc je suis ?

Why are US Millennials switching modes?

The Millennials, those born between 1982 and 2003, have a different approach to mobility than previous generations. They make greater use of public transit as part of a multi‑modal lifestyle. A survey by the American Public Transportation Association sought to understand their mindset.

Pulse #2 3 min