Mobility on demand: transforming transportation
Shailen Bhatt, President and CEO of ITS America, explains how mobility on demand (MOD) has the transformative power to take transport network integration to the next level.
In the 21st century, mobility is less about moving vehicles and more about moving people, data and freight. Long-existing silos among cities, states, counties, and road and transit agencies are disappearing and private mobility service providers are offering dynamic services that did not exist a decade ago. Collaboration between the public and private sectors is playing a key role in the next generation of mobility.
More choices exist now, but for travellers to fully realise the benefits of this new world of mobility, it must be easier to choose whatever option best meets their needs – and options must be available for every traveller and in all communities and districts.