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"mo": Combined Mobility is happening

Here is another example of Combined Mobility and a big step towards realising the idea of 'mobility brokers'.

This one is from Germany and it is called "mo". It is being tested and piloted in Munich and features some beautiful design and fascinating innovations to make car-lite living very convenient.
mo is a new mobility system - it helps make the city a better place to live. mo subscribers can rent bikes, cargobikes, ebikes and cars or use public transportation with just one card. With mo it pays to be eco-friendly: choose an eco-friendly transport or use your own bike to collect momiles. The more momiles the lower your bill. For instance if you mostly ride bikes, renting a car gets cheaper.
These two videos explain much better than I could.


Introducing mo from LUNAR Europe on Vimeo.


mo - mobility for tomorrow from LUNAR Europe on Vimeo.

For more details, check out this October 2011 press release about mo.

Hat tip:  Treehugger.

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  1. Mohamed Mezghani has drawn my attention to his article on Combined Mobility HERE

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  2. I guess transport needs can best be addressed by pooling, eg, going to work via bus pool or may be doing a car pool or hiring a private bus or charter bus(which can accommodate a group then to drive a fleet of cars). This idea is already implemented by few bus service providers like http://www.busbooking.sg

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