Policy Brief: Three Transportation Revolutions: Synergies with Transit

Policy Brief: Three Transportation Revolutions: Synergies with Transit

Three Transportation Revolutions: Synergies with Transit

Author Steven E. Polzin, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida

Contributors Colin F. Peppard, LA Metro; Susan Shaheen, UC Berkeley; Marie Venner, Venner Consulting; Sarah A. Strand, Student, UC Davis; Doug Johnson, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The three revolutions in vehicle sharing, electrification and automation have the capacity to enhance or diminish conventional public transportation bus and rail transit services. Because the three revolutions are rapid, disruptive and not wholly under government control, policymakers and researchers must pay close attention to how they integrate into legacy and future transit systems.

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