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Transport Matters$
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Iain Docherty and Jon Shaw

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781447329558

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.001.0001

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Future mobility

Future mobility

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(p.381) 16 Future mobility
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Transport Matters
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Glenn Lyons

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0016

This chapter reflects upon change and the prospect of change in looking to the future of mobility and why transport matters. As we bear witness to the digital age colliding and merging with the motor age, it seems we are in a transitional period towards a new regime of mobility – or perhaps more helpfully, a new regime of how society interacts and how people access what they need or desire. Against the backdrop of examining technological innovation and social and behaviour change, the chapter highlights that we are confronted by two agendas: (i) a need for policymaking and investment to chart a course into a deeply uncertain future; and (ii) a need to consider how well equipped our orthodox approaches in transport analysis are in the face of what appears to be an ever more complex and changing world. With regards to the latter, ‘decide and provide’ is advocated as an alternative to ‘predict and provide’.

Keywords:   Future mobility, Future accessibility, Uncertainty, Technological innovation, Decide and provide

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