Mobility Business

Mobility Business

Mobility businesses are commercial operations that turn mobility into a commodity. Through such businesses, one can buy a piece of mobility service—or “outsourced” mobilities—at a price for the sake of safety, convenience or efficiency. In similar ways, one can sell one’s mobility labour, measured by time and distance, for a fee. Mobility acquires its patent market value precisely as its cost—in other words, the value of immobility—becomes manifest. As such, the rise of the mobility business urges us to rethink the redistribution of mobilities across different populations.

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