Whether you like or hate them, the way transport operates in cities needs to change.
In major cities around the world, dockless scooters and bikes are everywhere, yet the companies themselves are often breathtakingly short-lived. Basic economic concepts give us clues why.
A breakdown in the road or rail systems often causes commuter chaos in Australia. Some overseas cities are more resilient because they have other options – and our bicycle network could give us that.
Combining big data sources about bike-share trips with anonymized data from traditional survey research can best capture who is using bike-share programs.