Thu, 18 August 2016
This week we’re joined by Patrick Kennedy to talk about what’s going on in Dallas. We discuss A New Dallas and the recent TXDOT CityMap Plan which will re-imagine the freeways and roads in downtown Dallas. We also discuss the importance of existing dense neighborhoods to promote new neighborhoods, downtown subways, urban politics, and what’s going on with plans for the Trinity River.
Thu, 11 August 2016
This week we’re joined by Josh Lapp, a board member at Transit Columbus to talk about Ohio’s capital city. We talk about the changes that have been happening to make Columbus more urban, how its stadiums have been situated to support downtown growth and walkability, and transportation issues such as bike share, light rail, and of course the recent win by Columbus of USDOT’s smart cities challenge.
Thu, 4 August 2016
This week we're going back to the Live.Ride.Share conference from Denver for the closing plenary. Speakers discuss the Smart City Challenge put on by the DOT, the future of shared use mobility carpooling services, autonomous vehicles, and their impact on cities and greenhouse gases.
Mark Dowd, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology at USDOT,
Amanda Eaken - Deputy Director of the Urban Solutions Program, NRDC
Emily Castor - Director of Transportation Policy, Lyft
Jonathan Hall - Head of Economic Research for Public Policy and Litigation, Uber Technologies