The Growth Dialogue recently published The Buzz in Cities: New Economic Thinking. Alain Bertaud contributed a chapter addressing the unprecedented challenge to urban mobility that will confront emerging megacities. Bertaud opens with the following paragraph:
Instead, Bertaud sees the further development of shared fleets of small autonomous electric vehicles playing a key role. When combined with high-speed transit that moves quickly within and across metropolitan areas, shared fleets can provide the on-demand, door-to-door trips that will unify massive metropolitan labor markets. Read Bertaud's contribution here.
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