In light of growing concerns to reduce our carbon emissions and with staggering petrol prices of late, it’s no wonder that new and less impactful methods of transport have been gaining popularity.

One noticeable change is the appearance of e-scooters and bicycles, also known as “Microbility Devices”.

With the offer of cleaner and efficient transport, these devices are gaining popularity, but how are they likely to impact transport systems long term.

Story produced by RTRFM in Perth.

Image: Image by pxfuel

Produced By: Madeleine Lombardi

Featured In Story: Dr Abraham Leung – Research Fellow at Griffith University Cities Research Institute

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 7 April 2022