Executive summary

This research was carried out for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency between November 2019 and August 2020, with a view to enabling better-informed transport planning and project evaluation.

The research consists of:

  • a review of existing literature on micromobility
  • a review of data being collected on micromobility use in New Zealand
  • modelling of the likely use of micromobility and the effect of this on ‘conventional’ transport modes
  • an evaluation of the potential impacts of micromobility use in terms of the Ministry of Transport’s Transport Outcomes Framework
  • a discussion on the factors that will affect mode shift to micromobility.

Recommendations for future research are also included.