Can the sharing economy solve congestion?

A new report, published by the Mowat Centre, explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the sharing economy for tackling traffic congestion, and the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area’s (GTHA) regional transportation challenges. The report argues that future transit planning in the GTHA should incorporate “shared mobility services” and encourage multi-modal transportation and more public-private partnerships. In order for this to happen the Government of Ontario needs to develop a flexibility and responsive regulatory framework.

Read the full report here.


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