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Autopistas and Abertis Mobility Services, CARNET, RACC, Saba, Banco Sabadell, and SEAT S.A. have collaborated in the preparation of the study, developed by Factual and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia · BarcelonaTech (UPC) The study “Mobility as Service (MaaS) in Catalonia: Challenges and Opportunities”, explores the viability of this new ecosystem in Catalonia and the requirements to support the growth of this sector The results of the study will be presented on November 30th in...

The 15 emerging companies have the objective of defining the future of mobility in our cities and the lives of their citizens 6 of the projects presented are from Spain as the successful Shotl, an on-demand transport mobility platform, or Meep, the app developed with Aena to connect different forms of transport in the city Auve Tech's autonomous bus and Elonroad AB's electric highway, disruptive examples of the rest of the European startups in the...

CARNET and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) are hosting on 19 November at 15:00 CET the Annual Summit of the Women in Urban Mobility Project in Barcelona, which will include a combination of learning and celebration, where project partners from Munich and Sofia will be joining the event. As the year 2021 draws to a close, so does the first year of the WUM project. During this year, the project partners have developed a...

Why is women's participation in decision-making positions in urban mobility still lower than men's? Despite the progress we have achieved as a society in closing the gender gap, we cannot claim that inequality between men and women is no longer a concern, as it is still a major issue in most technological fields. This could be because women still have a lower participation rate in decision-making positions than men. This third meetup of the WUM project, to be...

After three successful editions, Citython 2021 brought the fourth and final edition of its annual event to Lublin (Poland) on 22-28 October. A virtual mobility hackathon focused on creating a recreational and natural network to increase access to green areas, designing a green bypass to connect pedestrian and cycling infrastructure, and a transport multimodal interchange point, which gathered participants with expertise in urban planning, engineering, data science and business creation from all around Europe split into...

For the seventh consecutive year, CARNET is organising the "Symposium on “Urban Mobility Challenges”. CARNET will bring together speakers from the industrial sector and the academic world, to present their knowledge of new technologies and the latest innovations related to mobility. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on mobility during the last year. Lockdowns, as well as face-to-face and social restrictions, were imposed all over the world. Europeans, Americans, and the rest of the world are attempting to return...

As part of the ScaleTHENGlobal programme, a project financed by the EIT Urban Mobility and led by CARNET, the 15 participating start-ups from this edition were invited to participate in the Ready2Scale II event, which was part of the ITS World Congress, taking place in Hamburg from 11 to 15 October. During this activity, organized by Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg, the start-ups pitched live in front of the audience and a jury of experts, who chose...

From 22 to 28 October, Lublin (Poland) will host the fourth and final online edition of Citython 2021, the annual hackathon that brings together young urban planners, sociologists, engineers, data scientists, and business creators matched up in teams challenged to find out innovative solutions to the mobility of the future. The upcoming event will pay attention to increase access to Lublin's green areas and create a green corridor in the city-oriented towards sustainable urban mobility. After three...

As part of the ScaleTHENGlobal programme, a programme financed by the EIT Urban Mobility and led by CARNET, the 15 participating start-ups from this edition will have the chance to participate in the Ready2Scale II event, which will be part of the ITS World Congress, taking place in Hamburg from 11 to 15 October. This activity, organized by Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg, will give the chance to these growing companies to present their business idea in...

CARNET is proud to be part MobilitEU, an EIT Urban Mobility funded initiative, which aims to promote Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) in European cities and regions, not only by driving forward developments locally but also by achieving an international experience of smooth mobility. Plan, book, pay, and access all mobility offers in a city, and beyond. Previously branded as UMOS (Urban Mobility Operating System), MobilitEU aims to bring together the public and private sectors to drive this initiative...