Digital Library on Green Mobility


Ride Hailing Survey

Usage of App-Based Mobility Services in Nairobi, Kenya

Publication Year: 2020

Author(s): Weru B, Mugo J


This report presents the results of a research survey on the impact of ride hailing services on travel characteristics in Nairobi, Kenya. It is part of an international study conducted in partnership between GIZ, the World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Centre, and the University of California (UC) Davis.

It provides insights into the travel characteristics of Nairobi residents, the types of ride hailing services and reasons for their usage, as well as the impact of ride hailing services on other travel modes, including public transport. The survey captures a total of 2540 respondents who reside or work within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area and was carried out in December 2019. 

Country: Kenya

Publisher/Organisation: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Rights: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


Theme: Sustainable transportation | Subtheme: Public

Tags: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, GIZ, Public transport, E-hailing service, Ride hailing service, Mobility service

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