Ahead of the Scottish Elections in May, transport charity CoMo has made several suggestions to the political parties involved on how to improve mobility in Scotland.
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Chief Executive of CoMo UK Richard Dilks explains why mobility hubs should play a key role in the green transport revolution, and explains how crucial they are in getting people out of private cars.
It’s hoped the mobility hubs will reverse some of the negative effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on shared and sustainable transport in Scotland.
With the UN Climate Change Conference headed for Glasgow in 2021, the Sustainable Transport Alliance has been founded with a view to cutting greenhouse emissions within the mobility sector.
"We should use this moment to embed the shifting attitudes and commuter behaviour which occurred during lockdown to erode the dominance of the private car," explains CoMoUK's Scotland Director.
Richard Dilks, Chief Executive of CoMoUK, a charity providing technical guidance and consultancy on the UK’s transition to integrated mobility solutions, tells Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou about their work to support the development of shared modes, and the role mobility hubs could play within the UK.
For this report, the charity CoMoUK collected data from the two main national operators in Scotland, Co-wheels Car Club and Enterprise Car Club, plus three community car clubs and 1,499 individuals across Scotland.
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