With more widespread use of information technologies and the maturation of autonomous vehicles, ownership and possession will no longer be necessary prerequisites for on-demand mobility.

Experts predict that the emergence of “cloud commuting” will have a number of implications:

A smaller, more modern fleet that is used more efficiently and turns over faster
Greater coverage in urban areas with higher demand
Fewer trips for people who give up on vehicle ownership and opt to pay by trip
Greater viability for the electrification of the vehicle fleet
Demand for new street designs that emphasize pick-up and drop-off locations rather than on-street parking
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