A paper on the introduction and regulation of Uber in London led by Geoff Dudley, with David Banister and myself as co-authors, is now published in The Political Quarterly. It is available for free download until mid-June. You can find the paper here. The article discusses the challenges that Uber’s disruptive innovation strategy has brought to various stakeholders in London, particularly taxi operators and TfL. It also discusses the prospects of Uber’s disruptive innovation strategy now the company is rapidly becoming an established player.
The paper is part of a research project on the governance of urban mobility transitions which focuses on Uber in London as a case.
Car sharing is one of the pillar of sustainable mobility. Of course it represents a change, but probably a good one. It’s important to decrease the level of air pollution and sustainable mobility, with its electric cars and car sharing, may be a solution!