Indirect benefits of increased mobility and ease of travel are more difficult to pinpoint. However, they can make a difference in the attitude of residents, employees, and visitors. They can help to develop a sense of confidence about a place.
Increased flexibility, choice, and sense of control during travel can boost morale and make a trip seem more comfortable.
Multimodal travel allows us to move through space at a different pace, and can increase the awareness of our surroundings.
Blurring of boundaries between public and private space/infrastructure can enhance a sense of ownership.