20 Mobility hubs

20.0.1 Description

A transport hub is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles and/or between transport modes. This can range from a bus stop with parking for shared bikes by a cycle route, up to megahubs in large-scale new developments, at major transport interchanges, motorway service stations, hospitals and so on.

20.0.2 Type of travel affected

Range of PT and active users

20.0.3 How travel and emission effects, including long-run, can be measured and modelled

Expected to accomplish the following outcomes:

  • Reduce emissions

  • Improve physical health

  • Improve mental health and well-being

  • Enhance equity and access

20.0.4 Secondary impacts

As per Improved Active Transport.

20.0.5 Key Information sources

Holland, Ben, Heather House, and Greg Rucks., Rocky Mountain Institute (2018) Reimagining the Urban Form: Austin’s Community Mobility Hub. https://rmi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/rmi-mobility-hub-report-2018.pdf