The Future of Mobility

Design Research

The primary task in this project was to make a video prototype and demonstrate the interaction of how mobility is improved. The improvement of mobility happens by incorporating a driverless bus, reassigning the role of bus driver to bus assistant, incorporating relaxing music and relaxing fragrances within the bus cabin, and developing a network system that signal more frequent or infrequent services as needed. 

For the video prototype, we focused on presenting a representation of how the user would pay her bus fare, and load and depart from the bus seamlessly. While on the bus the user is engulfed in a relaxing environment as calming music and calming scents fuel the cabin. For an added layer of comfort and security, there is a bus assistant on-board who will answer questions and ensure passenger safety. When a passenger