Active and Smart Mobility: Can They Co-Exist?

APA Florida Chapter, Broward Section

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
noon - 2 p.m. EDT

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

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Overview

 

BAPA, Florida Atlantic University and CUES are proud to co sponsor a lecture by Berkley Professor Robert Cervero on trends in mobility. Walking and cycling are the greenest forms of mobility with the bonus of conferring meaningful public health benefits. Yet autonomous, connected vehicles and other smart technologies are poised to promote increased automobility, stretching out cityscapes and in doing, making it more difficult to walk and cycle. This talk draws upon research in the US and abroad on factors influencing active mobility and suggests pathways for increasing non-motorized transport in an era of autonomous technologies and other potentially disruptive mega-trends. 

Speakers

Robert Cervero

Robert Cervero works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. He is Friesen Chair of Urban Studies as well as Director of the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC), a multi-campus research center devoted to advancing economic competitiveness ... Read More

Contact Info

Marilyn Mammano, mmammano@comcast.net