Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation?
mode - bus, mode - car, mode - rail, mode - taxi, mode - tram/light rail, ridership - demand
Mobility, Public transportation
We’ve all seen the headlines. “Will self-driving cars, taxis make mass transit obsolete?” (Davidson 2017) and “What happens if Uber or Lyft outcompetes public transit?” (Sen 2017) or even “Department Of Transportation Says The Future Of Transit Looks Pretty Bleak” (Griggs 2015). We are entering the next great revolution in how people move about in cities. But does the future of transportation mean the end of transit?
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Watkins, K. (2018). Does the Future of Mobility Depend on Public Transportation?. Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 21, pp. 53-59.