Digitization, automated vehicles and electrification are disrupting the mobility space and can be considered a new starting point for mobility.
As cities are becoming increasingly congested, we are facing the challenge to maintain our mobility systems in a safe, comfortable, and affordable manner.
Examining Berlin, Germany as a case study, this paper outlines the most important developments and fields of action in the area of mobility.
Mobility trends on the near horizon
The trends that are disrupting the mobility space and shape the concepts for urban mobility in cities:
- Modernization of public transit hubs
- Increased sharing and connectivity
- The “New Normal”
- Sustainable and inclusive local offerings
- Renewable energy
Mobility in Berlin, Germany
Like many large cities, Berlin is facing the challenge to sustainably integrate trends in urban mobility and to adapt existing systems. We examine the fundamental key drivers for mobility in Berlin, SDGs, city development plans and the effects of the pandemic.
Key dimensions for future mobility solutions
There are four key dimensions for developing a robust mobility system centering around urban resilience:
Is your city ready for new mobility trends?
Future mobility trends include transitioning to renewable sources, newer modes of transportation, and increasing digitalization. The Arcadis Cities Program works alongside some of the world’s most forward-thinking cities, helping them meet the generational opportunity to achieve long-stated goals in urban resilience and improve quality of life. Contact us today to learn how we can partner with your city.