Combating 'Mobility poverty' is a new fashion. I argue that this is the wrong frame because it favors transport solutions over proximity to improve accessibility. Dense urban areas offer the best accessibility for low-income persons with practical occupations. Short distances,… Read More
Speed determines the long term mobility developments; both how far we travel and which mode we choose. The car is door-to-door mostly faster than public transport and this explains the dominant position of the car. Se my chapter ‘The Attractiveness of Car Use’ in the book ‘Cars and Carbon’ (2012). Beccause average car speed is not increasing anymore since 2000, the growth in car mobility per person has stoppen. Read my article the ‘Automotive Megatrends Magazine’ 2017 Q2.