Technical Workshop on “Implementing Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Chennai”

Chennai, Tamil Nadu | Monday, May 15, 2023


On May 15th, 2023, an online technical workshop was conducted alongwith Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA) under the India EU Urban Partnership (IEUP) support project to discuss various aspects and readiness of implementing Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Chennai.


The workshop aimed to bring together experts, practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders from EU and India to discuss several elements such as policy interventions, technical requirement, and business models essential for successful implementation of MaaS in Chennai.


The technical workshop provided an excellent opportunity to discuss various challenges and solutions related to implementation of MaaS in Chennai. The workshop comprised of presentations on different topics related to MaaS ecosystem such as technical framework, key stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities, global models for successful implementation, requirements and MaaS maturity assessment and suitable alternatives for Chennai and possible revenue streams and cost analysis for the model.


The workshop was attended by more than 20 participants from Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), Chennai Urban Metropolitan Transport Authority (CUMTA), Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi, World Bank, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing-Noida, Delegation of the European Union to India, etc.


Overall, the workshop was informative and insightful, and it is hoped that the knowledge gained will help in developing effective policies and business model for MaaS in Chennai.