MOBILITY FOR ALL! Thoughts on the equity gap in mobility policy
This paper addresses the issue of social justice in mobility. It shows how and why the way mobility and transport are organised today is unjust. It also shows ways towards a more just mobility policy. The focus is on the concrete policy approaches of dense metropolises, such as the city of Berlin. The municipalities are home to the best experts in their own right: the citizens. And here, the concrete burdens of local emissions play a more urgent role than the abstract threat of climate change, which has so far obviously activated very little private behavioural change. There is hope that in this way a kind of "transport turnaround from below" could become possible, which, through the growing role model and referral effects of its successes, could also radiate step by step into the suburban and rural areas.