Berlin Future Mobility Meetup


Under the topic of Data Driven City Change we had inspiring key notes and great discussions about

  • Current movements in the mobility market

  • How to use data to improve urban mobility

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Current movements in the mobility market

by Matthias Grimme, Service Designer at Service Innovation Labs

Did you know that approx. 95% of the time private cars are unused and in approx. 90% of all trips the cars are just occupied by two or less people? (Source: click here)

Matthias shared some interesting insights from the research of past mobility projects with us.

He gave us an overview about current movements in the mobility market. He shared how carmakers and startups are searching for a more efficient approach to car usage and what kind of new business models are within reach, under development or already in the market. Especially innovations in the field of Single-Purpose-Vehicles, like the all electric „Streetscouter“ from Deutsche Post designed for the last mile, or the prototype vehicle of the startup Spiri, exclusively designed for carpooling, are pushing the boundaries of efficiency.

These developments are in high demand since cities try to drastically reduce the amount of cars in cities. For instance, Barcelona pursues the aim to reduce its traffic by 21%. Therefore, several zones were determined, so-called „Superblocks", where only cars with special permits are allowed. (Source: click here)

Using data to improve urban mobility

by Uli Strötz, Team Lead Software Development at door2door

How to reduce the amount of cars in cities and how to make public transport as comfortable as your own car? 

Uli Strötz from door2door shared the company's vision of urban mobility with us: to build an operating system for autonomous on-demand transport. 

He shared how the company accumulates and analyses data in order to enrich the public transportation service with their newest service product: allygator shuttle - an on-demand shuttle bus service. Have a look on his inspiring presentation!