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Key Takeaway:

One of the major roadblocks to making MaaS a reality is that the public and private mobility providers that need to be part of any successful MaaS scheme may also be competitors. This can lead to a lack of trust among the parties and a reluctance on their part to share data. Blockchain can help enable business rules to be carried out with integrity, trust and transparency.

Key Data:

Distributed ledger with blockchain can record anonymized travel history and fares after the players reach consensus.

Organizations Mentioned:

• Sony Corp.

It seems that city leaders and other officials around the world are pinning their hopes on mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) to help them reduce traffic congestion, slash greenhouse gas emissions and improve mobility for the masses.

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