Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty
22, 3, 2023, 225-241

Sustainable urban mobility and MaaS implementation – selected European and Polish case studies

Agnieszka Łukasiewicz Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6876-8110
Road and Bridge Research Institute, 1 Instytutowa St., 03 -302 Warsaw
Marcin Świtała Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4001-8948
Road and Bridge Research Institute, 1 Instytutowa St., 03 -302 Warsaw
Ewa Kamińska Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4547-8775
Road and Bridge Research Institute, 1 Instytutowa St., 03 -302 Warsaw
Katarzyna Regulska Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7966-7048
Częstochowa University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering, 3 Akademicka St., 42-201 Częstochowa
Published: 2023-09-30

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to present the implementation cases of mobility as a service (MaaS) in Finland and Sweden, as well as in Poland. The first part of the article pertains to explain the concept of MaaS and determinants of development in urban transportation, including the complexity of the analysed problem, with particular emphasis on integration of various stakeholders. The second part presents connections between MaaS and the concept and goals of sustainable development. The authors of the paper are convinced that user-oriented and multimodal mobility services may prove an effective alternative (or complement) to private transportation. It may also promote a shift towards sustainable means of transport and more effective use of transportation networks. Therefore, MaaS is perceived as a tool for reducing congestion and negative environmental impacts. The MaaS concept can become a part of a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). The third part of the article is empirical and presents application of MaaS in sustainable urban mobility based on two European case studies: Helsinki and Stockholm – concerned as the leading cities in terms of MaaS implementation. The last part of the study is devoted to the analysis of the MaaS implementation level in Polish cities.

Keywords


Mobility as a Service (MaaS), shared mobility, stakeholders, Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)

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Sustainable urban mobility and MaaS implementation – selected European and Polish case studies

  
Łukasiewicz, Agnieszka et al. Sustainable urban mobility and MaaS implementation – selected European and Polish case studies. Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 3, p. 225-241, sep. 2023. ISSN 2449-769X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 May. 2024. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7409//rabdim.023.011.