'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
Which forces lie behind the development of our mobility in the past centuries and will most likely shape the future as well? The desire for speed is important, and so is urbanization. Making mobility sustainable, will only have a small impact on our mobility behaviour. And new transport technologies will not easily outperform the winners of today: metro and train in dense urban areas, aviation on longer distances and the car in between these two. In several lectures, I extend the analyses of my book ‘New Mobility’. Which policies are needed to adapt our societies to the current changes in economy, urbanization and mobility? Slides of my lecture at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences can be downloaded below.
Presentation Mobility and the City (2019)