The New Automobility: Lyft, Uber and the Future of American Cities

This report examines transportation network companies (TNCs), microtransit companies, and their impacts on urban transportation. Topics include: TNC trips and ridership volumes including data for select cities; Demographics of TNC users; Traffic impacts of TNCs and impact on vehicle ownership; TNC and microtransit as extensions of public transit, including a look at various publicly-subsidized TNC pilot programs; and Strategies for congestion management. The report concludes with a discussion of the integration of autonomous vehicles and TNCs and the need for public policy to plan for shared autonomous vehicles.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 41p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01689039
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 18 2018 3:05PM