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New Global Mobility Platform Tracks Proliferation of Shared Micromobility

Washington, D.C. (December 11, 2019)NUMO (New Urban Mobility alliance), Populus, Grin & MaaS Latam present the #NewMobilityAtlas, which shows information related to the proliferation in the world of new mobility services such as scooters, bicycles and mopeds.

  • This Atlas is a collaborative platform of a global network of policy makers, transport companies, journalists and academics to better understand how technology - based mobility services are impacting cities & people.

  • The Atlas presents data from 626 cities in 53 countries.

  • Atlas website: https://www.numo.global/new-mobility-atlas#2/22.9/19.5

NUMO, the New Urban Mobility alliance, has launched an extensive global platform mapping the widespread growth of new mobility in cities.

The NUMO New Mobility Atlas visualizes the rapid proliferation of new mobility, including micromobility, around the world. Developed in partnership with ​Populus​, ​Grin​ and ​MaaS Latam, the Atlas uses open data to track which shared transportation options — currently dockless scooters, bicycles and mopeds — are available in cities.

“We are witnessing a new transportation revolution, and shared mobility is a significant catalyst,” said NUMO director Harriet Tregoning. “The Atlas is a collaborative platform for a global network of policymakers, transportation companies, journalists and academics to gain a better understanding of how tech-enabled mobility disruptions are impacting cities and people.”

The Atlas covers 626 unique cities in 53 countries and aims to provide users with knowledge that will empower them to advocate for sustainable, equitable mobility options that are accessible to everyone.

“By visualizing the deployment of new mobility through the city perspective, we gain access to incredibly valuable insights, such as how e-scooters are gaining traction in some regions, while electric mopeds are finding more favorable conditions or markets in others,” said NUMO research lead Sebastian Castellanos.

Development on the Atlas will be ongoing, with frequent data set updates to add new modes, operators and cities. Future versions of the Atlas will include autonomous vehicles and drones as well as a policy database in early 2020 that will allow users to compare new mobility regulations by city.

“The Atlas will be a powerful tool to help stakeholders understand how micromobility is expanding and will also help showcase the regions, countries and cities that are falling behind and need to create the conditions for these much-needed modes of transportation” said Adriana Zenteno, MaaS Latam Executive Director.

New Urban Mobility Alliance (NUMO) is a global alliance that channels tech-based disruptions in urban transport to create joyful cities where sustainable and just mobility is the new normal. Founded in 2019 as an outgrowth of the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities, NUMO convenes diverse allies and leverages the momentum of significant revolutions in mobility to target urban issues — including equity, labor, governance, safety and data privacy — impacted by the shifting transportation landscape. NUMO is hosted by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. For more information, visit www.numo.global

Mobility as a Service for Latin America (MaaS Latam) is a Civil Association founded in 2018 representing the most innovative startups and leading firms that  are changing the mobility experience in Latina America, based on a  sustainability vision. MaaS Latam represents the following companies: AutoTraffic, Bussi, Bird, Cabify, Econduce, Grin, Jetty, Mobike, Movo, Pronto, Parkimovil, Reservamos, Sintráfico, Skut, Urbvan Transit y Wheeling Mobility. For more information, visit https://www.maaslatam.org/

Official Hashtag: #NewMobilityAtlas

Twitter: @NUMOalliance / @populus_ai / @grin_mexico/ @MaaS_Latam

NUMO Contact: Madlyn McAuliffe, Communications Lead

Email: madlyn@numo.global

Phone: (202) 524-0821

MaaS Latam Contact: Azyadeh Bravo, Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Email: azy@maaslatam.org

Phone: (52) 553440-1560

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