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The Disruptive Technologies Driving Smart Transportation
11/16/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Disruptive new transportation technologies like electric and connected vehicles, ride sharing, autonomous driving, aerial vehicles and Hyperloops promise to transform more than just our roads and parking lots. The rapidly changing transportation ecosystem will have lasting impacts on the future shape and function of our cities. Join us as we examine smart mobility and advances in urban transportation.
What you can expect:
- Awareness of current state-of-the-art transportation and smart city technology trends
- Understanding of how different jurisdictions are addressing the policy and regulatory implications of the changing transportation ecosystem
- Insight into new opportunities to collaborate on major challenges
Mike Usen – Mike is a Seattle-based Senior Transportation and Environmental Planner with the transportation engineering and planning firm DKS Associates. He is passionate about helping communities become more environmentally friendly and socially equitable to meet the needs of occupants rather than cars. For the past 25+ years, Mike has worked for market-leading consulting firms and large public agencies including King County Metro Transit where Mike established Metro’s award-winning sustainability program and wrote its Sustainability Plan. At DKS, Mike is currently assisting transportation agencies in Washington, Oregon and California as they prepare for the multi-modal future.