A Collaborative Output
This White Paper has been a collaborative effort as it elaborates on the first roundtable discussion “Open Source Mobility” that took place at the Open Source Lab with a group of mobility and digitalization experts. The paper elaborates on the potential in the Open Source paradigm for mobility solutions being steered by sharing information, data, and resources as well as providing full transparency, involving diverse stakeholders, and co-developing sustainable mobility solutions. Such an approach to networked mobility comprises open access to anonymized mobility-related data for third-party actors beyond traditional silos, enrichment of this data to demand-based, high-quality services benefiting the public at large, and scaling up sustainable solutions in fast forward with fewer legal barriers and lower cost for encouraging reuse.
What you will find in the Paper
We see Open Source as a catalyst for sustainable transformation, aiming at governing digitization to provide means of innovation to everyone. The White Paper presents “Open Source Mobility Theses” as the summary of our research and expert discussions, intending to deepen discourse in the field:
- A Level Playing Field for Driving Sustainability
- Data Literacy for a Data Sharing Culture
- Embedded Intelligent Mobility in Economy and Society
- Public Value in Public Transport
Throughout the paper, we discuss best practices, rebound effects, potentials and barriers of an “Open Source Innovation Ecosystem” for mobility and in order to engage more stakeholders in the debate on and the design of our future mobility, we propose a range of policy recommendations and research gaps at the end.
We hope you enjoy reading the whole paper, which you can find here: