The shared transport charity CoMoUk has appointed three new board members.
CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK) aims to guide the country as it transitions to more sustainable transport modes through shared mobility options.
The latest development sees the charity appoint three new board members from the micromobility and shared transport industries.
Georgia Yexley, head of cities UK and Ireland for Tier Mobility has joined the board of trustees, along with Adam Toone, the digital and commercial platforms director from bus provider Arriva Group.
The final appointment is Mark Hodgson, managing director of car hire company Co Cars, which brings the total number of board members to nine.
Matthew Clark, chair of the CoMoUK board of trustees, said: “We’re delighted to add fresh expertise to our talented and committed board of trustees.
“This will help us to expand our work in improving shared transport across the country, link up communities and reduce emissions.
“On the back of the COP26 summit, at which the UK Government recognised that ‘alongside the shift to zero emission vehicles a sustainable future for road transport will require… support for active travel, public and shared transport’, there has never been a better opportunity to change the way we move around and connect our cities, towns and villages.
“Great progress has already been made in persuading the public to engage in shared transport initiatives which reduce congestion, save money and improve health.
“But there is plenty more to do in the months and years ahead, and these new appointments provide industry insight to help the shared mobility sector to deliver substantial change across the country.”
The charity works to provide research on transport habits, as well as annual surveys, best practice guidance, and partnerships.
Earlier this month, the Bicycle Association revealed that the micromobility industry was worth £25 million in London last year.
The trade association for the UK cycle industry published a report, which revealed micromobility contributed to 16% of the total value of cycling in London.