Transportation options in California are significantly different today compared to just a few years ago. In the past decade, California cities have seen a surge in demand for street space from a panorama of new technologies. On-demand bike and rideshare services, dockless devices, autonomous vehicles, to name just a few, are all after a share of public space.
California has a new governor as well as new representatives in the State Legislature. In partnership with the state’s cities, these leaders are tasked with making policy decisions to determine the shape of California’s mobility landscape. Among the issues they’ll need to address are how to make smart infrastructure and regulatory decisions while considering the state’s transportation future in the context of climate change, increasing unaffordability, and population growth.
Understanding the implications of new mobility technology requires hearing directly from the cities with firsthand experience managing and integrating these modes and tools. In this educational briefing, sponsored by the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) in partnership with California City Transportation Initiative, experts will provide an overview of emerging mobility technology, important actors, existing regulations, and how cities are innovating to make the smartest use of their increasingly in-demand curbsides, roadways, transit systems, sidewalks, bikeways, and plazas.
Lunch will be provided.