There is latent demand for them - if only regulators would get out of the way.
CDMX has a ubiquitous private transit network that's fast & cheap.
In episode 3 of the Market Urbanism podcast, we discuss how bikeshare, scooters, and other alternative transit solutions can help cities.
There has been some criticism of microtransit. Here I dissect the different points.
Austin could be a city where dockless scooters thrive. But this will require more density and safer road design.
A voucher plan would produce a buffet of options for transit riders.