Most trips in the UK are relatively short, with 24% of trips being under 1 mile, and 68% under 5 miles in 2019.
The majority of these trips are made by car, and that means moving over a tonne of metal in addition to the person or goods the journey has taken place to get from A to B. This isn’t necessary, efficient, or sustainable. “Micromobility” vehicles (smaller, lighter weight vehicles for short journeys and final-mile deliveries) are increasingly being recognised as the solution to shorter journeys, where walking isn’t practical or preferred.
In this document produced by Cenex and DER-IC partner WMG at the University of Warwick, a vision for Micromobility in the UK is proposed, considering perspectives from users, local authorities and UK businesses.
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