Mobility

Ford Motor Co. alum joins Keolis team

Posted on December 18, 2018

Keolis North America (Keolis) announced the appointment of Rahul Kumar as its new Executive VP of Market Development and Innovation. Photo: Keolis
Keolis North America (Keolis) announced the appointment of Rahul Kumar as its new Executive VP of Market Development and Innovation. Photo: Keolis

Keolis North America (Keolis) announced the appointment of Rahul Kumar as its new Executive VP of Market Development and Innovation. He will draw from his more than 18 years of experience to lead Keolis’ efforts in building smart, sustainable mobility solutions including: the modernization of transit systems; the development of new modes of transportation, such as microtransit, autonomous on-demand shuttles; and the introduction of new digital solutions.

Kumar has successfully designed and managed complex bus networks and deployed new modes such as bus rapid transit and innovative transit business models. Since 2011, he has worked in the U.S., Europe and Asia designing and implementing emerging mobility innovations such as autonomous vehicles in France and leading Mobility as a Service initiatives in Helsinki and Manchester, UK.

Kumar most recently comes from Ford Smart Mobility by way of an acquisition of transit software startup TransLoc, and supported Ford’s initiatives in multiple cities. Kumar also served as the first Chairman of the Board of Mobility as a Service Global (MaaS), a startup in Finland using digitally enabled solutions to revolutionize mobility.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

What mobility option will make an impact at your operation?

With a plethora of options out there today, including bike-share and microtransit METRO asked top officials which they think will have the most impact at their agency.

Collin County Transit adds new city to on-demand service roster

Expanding service footprint and will begin operating in the city of Prosper effective Monday, June 3.

Massport plan mitigates airport congestion by tweaking TNC operation

Board voted to reduce certain fees and add incentives to Logan International Airport's Express service to help boost ridership.

SamTrans, Via launch new on-demand transportation service

Will use Via's algorithm to match multiple passengers headed the same way, creating a highly affordable, convenient service.

DCTA approves $2.4M of on-call Mobility-as-a-Service contracts

A total of 37 firms responded to DCTA’s RFP and 31 were selected to become a part of the agency’s MaaS contract mode.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation