New mobility – from new transport modes such as e-scooters to innovative customer offerings like Mobility-as-a-Service – has the potential to revolutionise transport. However, it must be harnessed in a way that protects wider goals for people, places and planet, supported by agile and devolved governance.
Discover more about emerging technologies and the legal and regulatory framework that should underpin their development.
Equitable Future Mobility
How can we improve the availability, accessibility, affordability and acceptability of mobility services?
The future of e-scooters
What powers do cities need and what standards should be set?
How we work on new mobility
Rebecca Fuller, Assistant Director, is the lead staff member for our work on new mobility.
The New Mobility group within our Professional Network works on this topic.
The legal and regulatory framework for the future of transport
The future of e-scooters - What powers do cities need and what standards should be set?
This report sets out first principles to consider in any regulatory reforms around micromobility, before moving on to detailed recommendations on, first, powers to control the micromobility rental market and, second, on construction and use standards specifically for e-scooters, given concerns around the private e-scooter market.