Active mobility

Sadiq Khan, mayor of London, created the £ 2.1 billion “Healthy Streets for London” plan to prioritise walking, cycling and public transport.

Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, has committed to invest over 150 million euros in the “Plan Vélo 2015-2020” to extend bike lanes from the current 700 km to 1400 km, and triple the number of bike rides by 2020.

Of all journeys in European countries, 20-40% are made by cycle or on foot. Trips on foot take place most frequently in Great Britain, whereas bicycle trips are most frequent in the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden.

In Copenhagen bicycle traffic has risen by 68% in the last 20 years.

Adults who commute by bike are 45% less likely to get cancer and 46% less susceptible to heart disease.

 Data analytics

90% of government organisations plan to invest in blockchain technology by 2018, according to IBM’s Institute for Business Value.

Thanks to its Intelligent Transport System, Singapore is one of the world’s least congested major cities, with an average car speed on main roads of 27km/h (compared to 16km/h in London, 11km/h in Tokyo, and 5km/h in Jakarta), which is impressive considering that its population has more than doubled since 1990.

A car generates 25 GB (gigabytes) of data during one hour of regular driving.

It’s estimated that more than 380 million connected cars will be on the road by 2021 globally, more than double the number in 2016.

Electric vehicles

According to Mobilité Hydrogène France there should be about 800 000 hydrogen vehicles and 600 charging stations in France by 2030.

Volvo announced that by 2019, all their new models would be hybrid or electric.

Battery-powered vehicles will account for 100% of registrations in 2035 across Europe, according to the ING Bank.

France needs to build 30 million charging points to power the EVs that will be riding around in 2050.


It costs between 5 and 9 times less to charge an electric car, depending on its electricity consumption and the moment of charge, than a fuel car that has the same range.

Shared vehicles

Each shared car eliminates the need for 10 to 15 private cars.

In Germany the car-sharing fleet has grown from 1 000 vehicles in 2001 to more than 15 400 vehicles in 2016.

The ride-hailing market is worth $ 45 billion today, and studies predict 20 billion rides a year by 2025.

The dockless bike-sharing service Ofo is now the largest supplier of public bikes in the world, with over six million bicycles in China, while its competitor Mobike claims to handle as many as 25 million trips per day.

Autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are expected to comprise 25% of the global market between 2035 and 2040.

Self-driving cars could reduce accidents by 90%.

Mobility today

In 2016, there were still 291 million cars in the European Union and 263 million in the USA.

Diesel and petrol are deadly – according to the European Environment Agency air pollution causes around 467,000 premature deaths in Europe annually.

Over 120 000 travellers pass through the Parisian train station Gare de l’Est every day.

In the European Union, congestion costs almost 100 billion euros a year, and in the USA, drivers waste on average 42 hours a year in traffic jams.

Cities represent 2% of the Earth’s surface and 50% of the world population today. They use 75% of global energy and produce 80% of greenhouse gas emissions.

The field of transport accounts for 20% of the global energy consumption and is responsible for 23% of CO2 emissions.

A car’s average occupancy rate is only 1.1 person

Paris has the best public transport system in the world, with 100% of its population located less than a kilometre away from a public transport station, according to the Institute for Transport and Development Policy.

In Europe, new cars will have to emit less than 96g of CO2 per km (that’s a consumption of 3.7L/100km) by 2020, compared to 130g (5.2L/100km) in 2016. 

Mobility tomorrow

By 2050, there will be 6 million people, that is 70% of the world population, living in cities.

Paris has promised to reduce the carbon footprint of its 2024 Olympic Games by 55% compared to the 2012 Games.

According to Markets and Markets, the intelligent transport market will be worth  $ 220 billion in 2021, which represents a 25 % compared to 2016.



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