'Transport poverty' is a new buzzword. I recommend no longer using this. There is certainly poverty in the Netherlands, because we have food banks and thirty-two thousand 'registered' homeless people, in reality more. Six percent of Dutch population lives below… 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.