This chapter introduces the rise of mobility-related technology and provides a timeline of significant events. This chapter also establishes a definition of the new mobility technology and explains why it matters to planning.
Modes and Vehicles
This chapter looks at a taxonomy of modes (and the technology-enabled variations within modes).
This chapter discusses tech infrastructure and the impacts of autonomous vehicles and e-commerce.
Bus, Rail, and Freight
This chapter looks at the various options available with the new mobility.
This chapter covers new opportunities for land use planning for cities and towns. While transit oriented development is typically reserved for higher capacity, fixed guideway modes, hubs can catalyze activity hubs in a variety of settings for a variety of functions.
This chapter reviews the underlying infrastructure needed to support technology-enhanced mobility and discusses infrastructure as a utility.
New Skills for New Mobility
This chapter reviews the new skills needed as a planner for new mobility.
The final chapter of the course discusses how to assemble what you need for new mobility.
Lisa Nisenson has 20 years of experience and leadership in smart growth, sustainable development and civic engagement. She leads Alta Planning + Design’s New Mobility group, created to help cities integrate technology into healthy, active and connected community design.