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Policy Brief

Pathways to a multimodal lifestyle: Reinforcing public transport with active and micromobility

  • Global
  • Future of Mobility
  • Intermodality
  • Modal shift
  • New mobility
  • Sustainability
  • Urban mobility
Achieving multimodality

The way forward for sustainable urban mobility

Cities need to tackle car-based lifestyles. This Policy Brief identifies both pathways to a multimodal lifestyle that reinforces public transport systems and the tools required to build complementarity between public transport, active and micromobility. It advances the case for cities to adopt multimodality into their sustainable urban mobility plans.

But what does it mean to combine public transport with shared and active mobility options? This is where multimodality and intermodality play their part. Fulfilling citizens’ daily mobility requires complementarity between various modes to offer a seamless travel experience for all.


  • From intermodality to multimodality
  • Why is multimodality so important?
  • Why a multimodal lifestyle reinforces public transport systems
  • How to build complementarity?
  • Global case studies
  • Recommendations

Discover why multimodality is so important, explore several case studies, and find out our recommendations to advancing intermodal behaviour.

Download the Policy Brief here

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