The Future of Urban Mobility

Smart Mobility for Smart Cities
It is reported that by the year 2030 around 60% of the global population will be living in cities and 75% by 2050. Urban mobility already accounts for 40% of all CO2 emissions and up to 70% of other pollutants as well. Transportation releases emissions of green house gases, while the heavy smog it creates presents serious public health concerns. The resolution of enhancing mobility to reduce traffic congestion, road accidents and air pollution is one of the biggest challenges faced by all major cities in the world.

The future of mobility is expected to hold over a US$11.1 trillion revenue, which holds the power of improving the lives billions of people. Dubai Technologies provides companies the opportunity to be digital disruptors and lead the mobility innovation in a way that is both environmentally sustainable and economically beneficial for the society.

Smart mobility is a shift from a singular transport system to a multi-transport system which brings high flexibility and convenience for passengers. The public will experience multiple modes of shared and public transportation with less the hassle, which is a key factor for inner city travel.

Smart Mobility will see the emergence of new business models such as Mobility-as-a-Service. It’s a powerful tool to achieve a more sustainable future.

Mobility as a Service or MaaS brings all means of travel in one - combining options from different transportation providers within a single mobile service. The main purpose of which is reduce the hassle of travel planning and one-off payments. MaaS is the answer to the various dilemma faced by private car owners; wherein, travelers can opt for a more carefree and an environmentally sound alternative.

The best options are laid out for every journey, whether that involves riding a taxi, a public bus, a rental car service, even bike shares. From office commutes to weekend getaways, MaaS takes care of daily travelling in the smartest way possible. It allows people to go places and live their lives with more ease.