Dr Caitlin Cottrill has published a short article as part of the New Cities Foundation's Re-imagining Urban Mobility series.
"The Permutation of Plans": In the last few years technology has begun to impact upon how we travel, but it has perhaps had even more impact on how we treat time and space. The introduction of personal ICTs has allowed for the making of just-in-time plans. Flexibility is the key indicator for plans which can be changed at a moment’s notice. This shift has policy and technology implications reflected in an expanded use of transport smartcards, real time transport information systems, and dissemination of transport information via non-traditional outlets.
The full article is available at http://www.newcitiesfoundation.org/permutation-plans-cottrill/.