Are We Heading Towards a Reversal of the Trend for Ever-Greater Mobility?

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This paper shows that a decline in car ownership in cities in developed nations can be attributed primarily to people living in large urban areas and provides an overall view of mobility then compares the data to data from cities in emerging nations and provides an analysis of the potential of a similar trend for these cities.


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