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Mobility in the Modern Era

Mobility in the modern era

University Circle Inc. and uGO present a transportation speaker series on Mobility in the Modern Era. As new and different modes of transportation are beginning to share our streets and sidewalks, we will explore best practices cities are employing to help people get around.

Join UCI’s President, Chris Ronayne and an expert speaker followed by moderated Q&A with the audience during four one-hour Zoom sessions.

*Continuing Education: AICP CM credits have been approved for this series.

Pedestrian Safety

Thursday, July 30 @ 4:00 p.m.

Road safety does not affect everyone the same. Join us for a presentation about the history of streets, the changing ways people use streets and the resulting impact on pedestrian safety. Author Angie Schmitt will present through the lens of her upcoming book, Right of Way.

Featured Speaker: Angie Schmitt, Author of Right of Way:  Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America and former writer at Streetsblog.org

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Innovation

Thursday, August 20 @ 4:00 p.m.

When we think about the future of transportation, do you picture flying cars? Jetpacks? While the future is unknown, the City of Pittsburgh is prioritizing the community’s vision for the future with infrastructure decisions that are made today. Assistant Director of the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility & Infrastructure, Kim Lucas will explain her department’s innovative framework and trajectory of Pittsburgh’s transportation future.

Featured Speaker: Kim Lucas, Assistant Director, Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, City of Pittsburgh

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Shared Mobility

Thursday, September 29 @ 4:00 p.m.

Shared electric scooters and bikes have taken cities by storm. Will Burns, Director of Government Partnerships with Spin, will explain the rise of a rapidly evolving transportation service, how they’ve changed the way people get around in cities, challenges and opportunities associated with introducing new technologies, and the direction shared mobility will likely go in the future.

Featured Speaker: Will Burns, Director of Partnerships, Spin 

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Business Partnerships

Thursday, October 28 @ 4:00 p.m.

What started as a parking crunch became a nationally renowned public-private partnership that addresses workforce mobility. Join Cleve Ricksecker, former director of Columbus’s Capital Crossroads, who will explain Columbus’s forward thinking approach to provide free transit passes to downtown employees. 

Featured Speaker: Cleve Ricksecker, Former Director (Retired), Capital Crossroads, Columbus, OH

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