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'New Mobility' for Everyone

Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.
January 18, 2019, 11am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Aniruddha Dasgupta and Guangzhe Chen from the World Resources Institute write for the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the subject of "new mobility"—ride-hailing services, bike and scooter share, and more.

"These so-called 'New mobility' services and technologies are not just a phenomenon in wealthy countries; middle- and low-income countries are also showing the way," according to Dasgupta and Chen.

Still, there's work to be done ensuring that new mobility benefits people in all regions and income levels. The article is mostly devoted to a series of recommendations regarding a variety of modes, business models, and regulatory practices.

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Published on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in Thomson Reuters Foundation
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