San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
DC-area residents have more choices about how to get around today than ever before. Car sharing, bike sharing and ride sharing—and the apps that make these choices possible—are revolutionizing transportation as we know it. DC is a hotbed of transportation innovation that the rest of the nation is watching.
Join transportation entrepreneurs for Transportation in the City, a discussion about new ways to get around and the future of transportation in Washington, DC. We'll discuss what's working and why, market and demographic trends that make these services succeed, the role of public policy in this field and how startup innovations are making a difference.
The event panel will feature:
- Donna Harris, Co-founder, 1776
- Sita Vasan, Executive Director, SwitchPitch
- Martin Di Caro, Transportation Reporter, WAMU
- Tom Fairchild, Director, Mobility Lab
- Moderated by Ilana Preuss, Vice President and Chief of Staff, Smart Growth America
- Welcoming remarks by Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director, Coalition for Smarter Growth
Meet and mingle with representatives from innovative transportation providers, including Capital Bikeshare, Car2Go, Hitch, myTaxi, RidePost, RideScout, Taxi Magic, Uber, WMATA, Zipcar and others.
Food and drink will be provided.
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Smart Growth America
Smart Growth America is the only national organization dedicated to researching, advocating for and leading coalitions to bring better development to more communities nationwide. From providing more sidewalks to ensuring more homes are built near public transportation or that productive farms remain a part of our communities, smart growth helps make sure people across the nation can live in great neighborhoods.