Voi has partnerned with MaaS service Trafi.
Trafi is a software-as-a-service leader powering the ‘largest MaaS platform in the world’ and connecting multiple mobility services in one place, including public transportation.
The partnership implies that Voi’s micro-vehicles will be available for booking in all apps powered by Trafi in Berlin, Munich, Basel, Bern, Zurich and more cities to come.
“We chose to partner with Voi because we share a similar vision for the future of mobility in cities: one that is inclusive, multimodal and sustainable,” said Trafi’s CEO Martynas Gudonavičius. “We’re happy to be working with micromobility trailblazers Voi to turn that vision of creating climate-neutral, emission-free urban environments into a reality.”
The different mobility modes available in Trafi’s MaaS network enable people to access the modes of transport that are best suited and efficient for the distance and situation.
“As cities run out of space and time to achieve sustainability targets, they’ll increasingly look to micromobility as one of most efficient ways of moving people around – in combination with public transport, of course,” added Gudonavičius. “Micromobility is a vital component of every MaaS network that more and more users are gravitating towards using on a daily basis.”
Voi’s user service indicates that e-scooters are already used as an alternative to car trips. In 2020, 14% of the riders reported that they use e-scooters to replace car trips. Moreover, 63% of Voi’s users report combining e-scooters with public transport.
“We partner with public transport authorities and local Governments to champion MaaS integrations that improve multimodality and make alternatives to cars attractive,” said Fredrik Hjelm, adding that modal shift is not a static phenomenon and is set to grow as the service matures. “Between 2019 and 2020, we saw a 20% increase in car replacement rates.”