2018 Speaker Series, November - Future of Mobility: Planning for Transportation Amidst Rapidly Changing Technology

APA California Chapter, Sacramento Valley Section


Friday, November 30, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PST

West Sacramento, CA, United States

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Transportation is undergoing a transformative revolution. New technologies and markets – such as bikesharing, carsharing, transportation network companies (TNCs), zero emission vehicles, and autonomous vehicles – are accelerating innovation in the field at faster rates than previously predicted. Research that examines these current and future trends in technology is a necessity for informed decision-making on transportation policy. This session will focus on the recently-published Future of Mobility Study, which was prepared in partnership between Caltrans and UC Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center. The panelists will discuss the research findings, which are intended to inform the development of the California Transportation Plan 2050 and will have important implications for planning efforts around the state.

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Chris Schmidt

Invited Speaker

Chris Schmidt is the Division Chief of Transportation Planning for the California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, where he oversees six hundred positions and a budget of $200 million. His office is responsible for the initiation of hundreds of capital projects annually amounting to a multi-billion dollar portfolio. In addition, focus ... Read More

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