Creating an Innovative Mobility Ecosystem for Urban Planning Areas

  • Dewan Masud KarimEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


Urban planning, infrastructure design, and mobility policy are up against a tough system-level challenge: the rapid adaptation of shared mobility. The new mobility is destabilizing the current auto-oriented transportation paradigm, and gradually moving toward a new mobility ecosystem. In order to capture the potential and create shared infrastructure, an innovative mobility planning model based on a scientific approach was developed to identify context-sensitive area solutions and the scaling of the proposed ecosystem for short- and long-term horizons. The aim of this model is to build capacities and competencies, enable municipal authority and system planners to quantify the scale and cost, and accurately model the potential impact and benefits of various innovative mobility strategies.


Innovative mobility ecosystem City planning Connected multimodal Collaborative implementation 



The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the City of Toronto or other cities where the “Mobility Ecosystem” framework was applied.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.City of Toronto, City PlanningTorontoCanada

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