Can mobility solutions solve social inequity in our cities?

Jan Jensen
Amsterdam 52° 22' 11.784" N, 4° 54' 28.368" E

The world’s cities are grand and majestic, but they’re also home to massive inequity in access to technology and mobility. Location technology can aid in bringing a solution to life.

Chances are that commuting to and from work is a slower and more difficult experience for people living in impoverished communities than for those living in more affluent neighborhoods. This is just one example of how urban planning can have a significant impact on equity and social justice.

Dr. Julian Agyeman is a Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at Tufts University. As part of our New Reality Thought Leadership series, we asked him how location technology can enable a New Reality for mobility. 


Innovation in location technology is rapidly creating a New Reality for businesses and governments worldwide. Learn how HERE is enabling this New Reality.

Topics: Editor's Picks, Smart Cities, Infrastructure, Mobility