Using value sensitive design to understand transportation choices and envision a future transportation system


The increasing passengerization of transportation through shared ride services and driverless vehicles has the potential to vastly change the transportation system. Although values are sometimes considered in the design of information tools and through attitudes toward travel, the systematic approach of value sensitive design (VSD) should be used in the design of transportation infrastructure to create a sustainable transportation future.

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Watkins, K.E. Using value sensitive design to understand transportation choices and envision a future transportation system. Ethics Inf Technol (2018).

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  • Shared use transportation
  • Public transportation
  • Mode choice
  • Traveler information
  • Values