Micromobility refers to small, low-speed vehicles intended for personal use and includes station-based bikeshare systems, dockless bikeshare systems, electric-assist bikeshare, and electric scooters. Micromobility has the potential to increase the number of transit trips by expanding the reach of multimodal transportation, but it also could replace transit trips.
The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Research Report 230: Transit and Micromobility provides an analysis of the full benefits and impacts of micromobility on public transportation systems in transit-rich markets as well as in medium-sized and smaller urban areas.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2021. Transit and Micromobility. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26386.
|Chapter 1 - Micromobility Devices and Business Models||10-21|
|Chapter 2 - Regulatory and Policy Review||22-43|
|Chapter 3 - Micromobility Users and Utilization||44-58|
|Chapter 4 - Implications for Transit Agencies||59-75|
|Chapter 5 - Agency Micromobility Partnership Approaches||76-81|
|Chapter 6 - Suggestions for Further Research||82-82|
|Chapter 7 - Partnership Toolkit||83-90|
|Appendix A - Data Methodology||97-98|
|Appendix B - Digital Policy and Compliance||99-102|
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