An Integrated Perspective on the Future of Mobility
The mobility systems of the future are likely to be very different from what exists in most of the world today. The individual traveler is at the heart of this evolution, so consumers will need to be open to adopting new technologies and services. However, both the public and private sectors will have roles to play in paving the way.
App-Based Ride and Taxi Services: Principles for Regulation
For-hire passenger transport services are an essential component of well-functioning metropolitan areas. But the markets for taxis and other for-hire vehicles have historically been subject to imperfections that regulators have tried to correct or at least attenuate.
Building the Cities of the Future with Green Districts
The way the world builds now will determine urban sustainability—in emissions, waste production, and water use—for decades.
Unlocking the Future: The Keys to Making Cities Great
More than half the world lives in cities, and that figure is likely to increase to 60 percent by 2030, adding 1.4 billion more people than today. The rush to urban centers, particularly in emerging economies, is driven by a desire for a better life with more opportunities—as economies start to centralize in cities, so do people.