Article Highlights

Key Takeaway:

Mobility-as-a-service app providers or those seeking to build MaaS platforms have been providing wary travelers with information about crowdedness of transit vehicles, bus stops and stations. They have also provided information platforms for demand-responsive transport.

Key Data:

Andy Shaw, senior product manager in the payments team at Transport for London: “Even at one meter social distancing, that restricts you to around 20% to 21% on the Tube (subway). I just have 30% on buses, so trying to find that balance is really key.”

Organizations Mentioned:

Transport for London
• MaaS Global

While use of public transit is returning, it could take years before ridership returns to pre-Covid levels, if it ever does. Many customers have changed their lifestyles and won’t come back. But others who might return remain anxious about boarding buses or trains in a post-pandemic world.

This premium content is only available to subscribers

Article has about1696words.

To keep reading, subscribe today

Get access to premium content from the only global publication devoted exclusively to mobility payments by subscribing today to the most authoritative source for news and analysis in the industry.