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Key Takeaway:

Backers of mobility-as-a-service, or MaaS, have begun to promote their platforms as a way to enable customers to avoid crowded trains and buses and instead find transport options the customers might consider less risky in the aftermath of the Covid-19 lockdowns.

Key Data:

The Covid-19 pandemic caused ridership to drop by more than 90% in some cities.

Organizations Mentioned:

• HaCon
• Siemens
• MaaS Global
• MaaS Alliance

With Covid-19 lockdowns causing mass transit ridership in many cities to virtually fall off a cliff–with such cities as London, New York and San Francisco reporting drops of more than 90%–transport providers worry that some riders may not come back, even after the pandemic ends.

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