On Wednesday, September 25, Smart Growth America’s Transportation in the City event brought together a panel of transportation and startup experts, representatives from innovative transportation services operating in DC, and Washington residents to discuss the growth of transportation options over the past few years – and the challenges that lay ahead.
The panel included Donna Harris, Co-founder, 1776; Sita Vasan, Executive Director, SwitchPitch; Martin Di Caro, Transportation Reporter, WAMU; and Tom Fairchild, Director, Mobility Lab. Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director, Coalition for Smarter Growth made the opening remarks and the panel was moderated by Smart Growth America Vice President and Chief of Staff Ilana Preuss.
Representatives from RideScout, Zipcar, RidePost, Car2go, Taxi Magic, myTaxi, WMATA, DC Circulator, Capital Bikeshare, Hitch and vRide were on hand to discuss their services.
Thanks to all who attended for making it a terrific event. If you were unable to come, check out the recap below. View all the tweets at #TranspoInTheCity.