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What does "urban mobility" actually mean, and why will it be a challenge in the years to come?

Those interested in urban mobility might like to familiarise themselves with a few key publications which help to set the scene for this important topic.

  1. The Siemens report “Megacity Challenges” (2006) is a survey of 25 of the world’s major cities. It identifies transport as the most significant single infrastructure challenge and discusses the key issues to be addressed in dealing with urban growth.  Click here to view.
  2. "The Future of Urban Mobility ”, published by Arthur D Little in 2011, assesses the mobility maturity and performance of 66 cities worldwide and finds most not just falling well short of best practice, but in a state of crisis. Click here to view.
  3. The RAC Foundation report “Complete Mobility - Providing Transport as a Service” (2010), explores a new way of thinking about mobility, built around user focus, seamless travel and highly valued transport systems and services. Click here to view

 

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