In this engaging introduction to the “New Mobility” transportation movement, authors John Austin and Susan Zielinski expound its long list of health, environmental and economic benefits. However, the impact of inclement weather and concern for personal safety are among several unanswered questions. Nonetheless, getAbstract recommends this report for anyone interested in the future of personal transportation, entrepreneurs wishing to gain entry into this emerging industry and economics students.
In this summary, you will learn
- How personal preferences are shifting from automobile ownership and independent mobility to public transportation options that are shared and more collaborative in nature,
- How innovative public transportation options make the world a better place, and
- Why Europe is leaps and bounds ahead of the US in implementing “New Mobility” options.
About the Authors
John Austin is the director of the Michigan Economic Center. Susan Zielinski is the managing director of the Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation department at the University of Michigan.