Groups vulnerable to exclusion, such as older people and people with a low income, are not often considered in the design phase of (digital) mobility solutions. The UMCASE project (Citizens’ Inclusive and Accessible Urban Mobility Solutions), a one-year project supported by EIT Urban Mobility, aimed to tackle this challenge by shifting the attention of policymakers and mobility experts […]
EPF’s UK-member Transport Focus conducted a study in August this year to understand what matters most to British rail passengers and where investments should be targeted. Over 15,000 people participated in this research, which also dives into topics like punctuality and reliability, improvements and engineering works, and accessibility.
More specifically, 12,565 rail passengers who had travelled by train in the […]
As 2022 comes to an end, so does the 3-year INDIMO project dedicated to breaking the barriers that people face in accessing digitally interconnected mobility systems.
In those 3 years, INDIMO partners collaborated with stakeholders in 5 pilot locations to create a set of adaptable tools and guidelines for developing inclusive mobility services. The INDIMO Inclusive Digital Mobility Toolbox is an interactive set of […]
Sustainable mobility going backwards with the diminution of cross-border trains between France and Spain
Since 2013, Spanish public rail operator Renfe and French SNCF have been operating services together between France and Spain through Catalonia. However, on 11 December 2022, this cooperation ended and from now on only two trains a day in each direction will cross the border through the Perthus Tunnel.
The Barcelona-Lyon and Madrid-Marseille connections, operated by Renfe, will not run […]
🛫 When airlines go bankrupt it’s passengers who pay the price, losing an average of €431! This is because – unlike package travel – there is no insolvency protection available in the air travel sector.
Unfortunately this issue is more common than you might think. 87 airlines went bust in Europe between 2011-2019, affecting 5.6m consumers! The #COVID19 pandemic also greatly […]