Connected Urban Growth: Public-Private Collaborations for Transforming Urban Mobility

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economics - operating costs, economics - revenue, economics - subsidy, place - europe, place - north america, place - urban, planning - environmental impact, planning - integration, planning - service improvement, planning - surveys, ridership - growth, technology - emissions, technology - ticketing systems


sustainable urban mobility, cities, transportation


New mobility services could improve the lives of all urban inhabitants. This first ever global survey finds that applying three types of new mobility services – electric, on-demand minibuses, subsidized shared rides, and trip-planning and ticketing apps – can make public transport more affordable, accessible and sustainable, if integrated properly.


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