We foresee future worlds of product, service and experience which blend mobility modalities to create easily navigated, access-focused journeys through cities and spaces.

Here we unpack 5 perspectives that envision future mobility within cities: City Links, Experiential Streets, Moving People, Mobility Habits and The Liveable City.

City Links

—The complexity of transport hubs, whether an airport or city, requires finely calibrated optimization to avoid congestion, reduce emissions and create visibility over alternative or connecting mobility options.

Lacuna are powering a digital infrastructure which integrates public and private sector mobility. Laying the foundation for a truly multimodal mobility so that compressed city space can be more efficiently used.

How could a more fluid and context specific culture to micro and autonomous mobility be encouraged through holistic digital infrastructures?

Experiential Streets

—As we understand the opportunities and challenges of bringing true autonomy to our streets — the potential for new types of movement and interaction, supporting diverse needs and configurations — continues to be explored.

Cruise offers driverless services, ranging from taxis to deliveries, creating new service mobility access for city users.

How will our relationship with travel time change as we grow more accustomed to vehicles as a 'third space,' suitable for leisure, business, or entertainment?

Moving People

—​​As multimodal options from VTOL to micromobility roll out, we’re discovering new opportunities to leverage the crossover points to celebrate culture, community, and connection.

At NT we continue to explore how ‘mobility as service’ can provide more seamless, intuitive and interconnected ways to navigate urban spaces.

How can overlapping mobility services create new spaces for community and commerce, curating the conditions for greater access to diverse experiences and interactions?

Mobility Habits

—Micromobility services have become an essential part of city life. However, there are also pitfalls, with carelessly parked bikes and scooters causing havoc on pavements globally.

TIER establishes a vital link between private and public mobility, enabling micro journeys and a more fluid, hop-on, hop-off experience of our cities and towns.

How can we design products and infrastructure to encourage practical and considered behaviours that retain the flexibility of micromobility, without cluttering pedestrian and public space?

The City

—The 15-minute city is an approach to urban planning which facilitates easy access to the essential services needed to thrive, enabling a greater connection to community and place.

Hassell Studio have created a 15-minute map for Dublin — a blueprint which is applicable across cities — with key considerations including community diversity, amenity richness and sustainable access.

In an increasingly urbanised world, how can urban planning and mobility service work in harmony to create thriving, connected and healthy city communities?

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