Policy Brief: Impacts of Shared Mobility, Pooling

Authors: Susan Shaheen, PhD and Adam Cohen

Date: January, 2018

Abstract: Shared-ride services—transportation modes that allow riders to share a ride to a common destination—include various forms of ridesharing (carpooling and vanpooling); ridesplitting and taxisplitting; and microtransit. With the proliferation of smartphones and mobile Internet, it has become more convenient to share rides. Shared-ride services are having a transformative impact on many global cities by increasing vehicle occupancy through smartphone apps.


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January 15, 2018