Thi event will explore innovation and disruption in urban mobility. There have been many new forms of mobility emerging in the urban transportation environment. This has led to increased traveler choice and controversy among the new entrants and existing service providers. Much of this can be attributed to external forces (e.g., rise in smartphones, decrease in driver’s license rates, socio-demographic changes, and recent economic decline), as well as the sharing economy (access to goods and services, which are rented or loaned, in contrast to ownership).
Date: October 9, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm