ITS Monday: Edition 43, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week, all sorts of e-rideables, universal basic mobility, placemaking in Hawthorn, e-bikes for the last mile, and more.
And just in case you hadn’t caught it yet, we have a new series of interviews with transport professionals – Effects of COVID on the transport sector – what they see now, what they would like to happen post-pandemic, and what they think will happen. If you’d like to be join this conversation, drop us a line!
This week’s articles
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Public transport patronage took a hit from COVID, but the big success story in Perth transport over the last 18 months or so has been a big uptake of micromobility. It’s an increase that has resulted in a set of new laws set to come into place on 4 December, applicable to e-scooters, electric unicycles, electric skateboards, electric roller skates, one-wheel electric scooters, and hoverboards (or, you know, what passes for hoverboards in reality rather than the film version!).READ THE ARTICLE
Oliver O’Brien takes a look over the data for Londoners enthusiasm for share e-scooters, which the numbers say is not strong. However, all is not doom here, O’Brien puts forward a few reasons on why the take-up has been sluggish. You might remember O’Brien from his glorious data viz work, Tube Heartbeat.READ THE ARTICLE
This article updates ground covered in a more-than-a-decade-old video. ‘There isn’t a place in the world where people cycle so much on average as in The Netherlands. That is largely because the Dutch have excellent cycling infrastructure. But how did this happen?’READ THE ARTICLE