Focusing from the perspective of the user, Urban Mobility Design investigates how designed mobility and design processes can respond to and drive the emerging social and technological disruptions in the passenger transport sector.
Profound technological advances are changing the mobility expectations of city populations around the world. Transportation design is an under represented research area of urban transportation planning. Urban Mobility Design addresses this gap, providing research-based analysis on current and future needs of urban transportation passengers. The book examines mobility from a uniquely multidisciplinary perspective, involving a variety of innovative design and transportation planning approaches.
- Examines urban mobility from a new perspective
- Coherently combines current research and practice in transport design, technology, mobility, user behaviour experience, and cultural analysis
- Utilizes hands-on experiences with transportation manufacturers, transit operators and engineers to bring a practical view on today’s mobility challenges
- Shows how design approaches to problem solving can influence travel behaviour and improve passenger experience
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About the Author
Robbie Napper, Senior Lecturer at Monash University, researches the design and manufacture of public transportation vehicles, focusing on mass customization, and user-centered experience. He’s worked with British Aerospace and Suncorp Electronics.
Mark Richardson, Lecturer at Monash University, leads research in transitioning to transportation design and production to become more sustainable, resilient, and accessible. He is a former Senior Designer for the Ford Motor Company.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction – Urban Mobility Design 2. Energy, Package, Culture and Form 3. A Driverless World 4. Accessibility and Design 5. Passenger User Experience 6. Manufacturing Mobility 7. Transforming Future Mobility