Mobility is currently undergoing a number of fundamental changes. A key driver of this is climate change. Faced with environmental damage and dwindling resources, economies and regions around the world are struggling to implement activities to combat global warming while remaining efficient, socially equitable and competitive.
Technologically, these changes are reflected, for example, in the topics of hydrogen, electromobility and automated driving, while socially the trend is toward the sharing economy. In general, experts assume that there will be a shift from unimodal transport products to multimodal mobility services in the future.
These should be reliable, inexpensive, sustainable and, above all, integrated to use. Disadvantaged groups such as young people, people with disabilities and the socially disadvantaged play a particularly important role here. Their needs have so far often been insufficiently taken into account in the development of new mobility concepts.
The basis for all mobility services lies in networking the modes of transport. Generally speaking, only a measurable and smart system can be improved at all in a goal-oriented manner. In this context, the rapid appearance of the term Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) in the lexicon of transportation science has brought with it an expectation among people of nothing less than a mobility revolution soon to come. The question of the project, is how to bring this to fruition in Saarland.
The goal of the INTE:GRATE project is to design a feasible concept for the implementation of Mobility-as-a-Service in Saarland. At the same time, the public value of the systems is to be developed together with local actors. The implementation concept for MaaS in Saarland developed in the project provides the basis for a future prototypical implementation in the form of a real experiment, as well as effective public relations.
01.01.2022 to 31.12.2024 (36 month)