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This seamless, simple transit app wants to plan and pay for all your trips

Finnish app Whim wants to be your one-stop urban mobility solution As the CEO of a high-tech transportation startup, one that’s trying to get rid of private car ownership, Sampo Hietanen has a surprising idol: Henry Ford. “He introduced the dream of freedom of mobility,” said the Finnish entrepreneur, whose company, Maas Global (short for “mobility as a service”) is in the midst of rolling out a new app he believes can live up to a long-held vision of seamless urban transportation.
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