On The Move – 18.1.21

issue 2

On The Move – the best words over the mobility you are reading just now!


Micromobility

  • Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the walking and cycling in the UK’s capital have increased considerably, as the report shows. To make the most out of this trend, Transport for London (TfL) has committed to allocating additional funds to improve walking and cycling infrastructure. 🚶‍♂️

  • Miami is following the scenario from Copenhagen and has suspended e-scooter sharing systems. E-scooters indeed are littering the public space, but is this really going to be the final answer to that?

  • Bike-sharing systems are becoming the standard instrument on how to diversify the transport options and to promote healthy and green mode to travel. However, as the new literature review suggests, the trips via bike-sharing system mainly substitute other sustainable means of travel, like walking or public transport with a modest effect on car-use reduction.

Research & Policy

Electromobility

  • Norway became the first country in the world where the sale of electric cars made up 54,3 % of all new cars sold in the Nordic country in 2020. Also, Volkswagen surpasses Tesla…

  • … in Dutch, it was 64 % for December 2020 and germans has joined the train by selling three times more EVs compared to 2019.

  • The future is electric!


Daniel’s Pick ☕️

  • As Geneva International Motoshow was postponed last year, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath and Koenigsegg CEO Christian von Koenigsegg have met to talk about their most recent cars: fully electric Polestar Precept and plug-in hybrid Gemera GT. Enjoy the video!


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