This introduction to the Special Issue on Electric Micromobility Futures highlights the phenomenal growth of availability and use of small vehicles with electrical power assistance such as electric scooters and electric bikes. It highlights the need consider the role of electric micromobility (‘e-micromobility’) in transport planning and also research and monitoring. It considers whether e-micromobility constitutes active travel and highlights the potential benefits to health and wellbeing. The nine papers included in the special issue are summarised. Each of these papers has a thematic focus and pay attention to broader themes of transport mode substitution, health and wellbeing, social inclusion, governance, and reflect on the role of e-micromobility as part of sustainable transport futures.
School of the Built Environment
Year of publication: 2023Date of RADAR deposit: 2023-02-23