Mobility after the car era
The strong growth in car traffic witnessed during the last half century will soon come to an end in the Western world. Around 2050 we will travel more kilometres in airplanes than in cars. And the new wave of urbanization we ‘re in, will give a boost to cycling and urban mass transit. In addition to these changes, policy makers need a new compass: accessibility resulting both from short distances and from travel speed. We need a new way of thinking about mobility and its economic and social benefits. In my book ‘New Mobility – Beyond the car era’, I develop a new narrative, starting from the driving forces behind our mobility.
Why has the growth in car travel stopped in Western Europe? Read my contribution to the Automotive Megatrends Magazine 2017 Q2. Speed - it's what drives mobility
At the Dutch National Climate Summit in October 2016, I dealt with the question: Are the ambitious Paris goals for mobility achievable? My answer is: YES WE CAN. Thirty years… Read More