micromobility

noun
mi·​cro·​mo·​bil·​i·​ty | \ ˌmī-krō-mō-ˈbi-lə-tē How to pronounce micromobility (audio) \
variants: or micro-mobility

Definition of micromobility

: transportation over short distances provided by lightweight, usually single-person vehicles (such as bicycles and scooters) The arrival of electric scooters and motor-assisted bicycles, backbones of a transportation mode known as micromobility, has been greeted as part of the solution to clogged roadways and unbearable travel delays.— Norman Mayersohn If micro-mobility continues to evolve and gain in popularity, it will raise a host of questions for public officials. The demand for bike lanes could, for example, increase sharply …— Joshua Emerson Smith

First Known Use of micromobility

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for micromobility

micro- + mobility

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“Micromobility.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/micromobility. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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