The battle against single occupancy vehicles has been raging for a long time and doesn’t look like being concluded any time soon. To exacerbate the problem, technological advances mean that apps such as Waze and Google are able to direct ever-more traffic to residential streets.
But, technology advances can also offer solutions.
Thanks to improvements in algorithms and GPS (global positioning system) tracking, shared mobility services can facilitate transport alternatives, even for rural areas.
How well we capitalise on these advances depends on what happens next.