- Smart mobility in the cities requires federal policies, state and municipal policies that take into account new technologies, and the needs of cities and their inhabitants.
- Not only do we need smart mobility at a country level for reasons of sustainability and equality, but also the inclusion of ICTs, Big Data generation, and public dissemination.
- Mexico City has pushed cycling and bike-sharing as an option over the past decade.
- Unlike many other regions in the world, Latin America is still very much reliant on traditional forms of public transportation such as buses, trains, and subway systems.
- The topic of Smart Urban Mobility is becoming more important in Latin America because of managing dense traffic environments in the major cities.
- Shared mobility has the potential to reduce mobility costs and congestion by encouraging less private vehicle reliance and use and more multi-modal transportation including active modes, such as bike-sharing and scooter sharing.
- Many young commuters find it less important to own a car and instead opt for on-demand transportation services such ride-hailing, also known as eHailing.