Implementing Shared Micromobilty to Meet Transit Gaps
What You'll Learn
- Understand the extent and impact of the shared micromobility industry.
- Learn how the industry has been impacted and has shown resilience during COVID-19.
- Assess how trends in the industry relate to local context.
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Get an overview of the 2019 North American Bikeshare Association’s (NABSA) Shared Micromobility Industry Metrics Report and trends in the industry. Explore how cities are deploying shared micromobility, learn about its quantified benefits, and examine the industry’s progress towards creating equitable access to these services. Specific examples include the Federal Highway Administration’s review of best-practices for managing shared e-scooter operations in mid-sized communities. Explore the balancing act between scaling services to make them financially viable and managing the public right-of-way.
Get a preview of the results of the 2020 NABSA Industry Metric survey, which includes responses from over 30 agencies and 20 operators that manage shared micromobility in North America. See the impact of the pandemic, how the industry responded, and how public and private partners are working together to fill transit gaps, offer essential worker transportation, and support the racial justice movement.
Learn where shared micromobility usage under- and overrepresents city demographics. The industry is responding to improve access for underrepresented populations. Review specific policies, such as redistribution requirements, discount programs, and essential worker free-ride programs.