Redesigning Cities with Autonomous Vehicles

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    • Tuesday December 4, 2018
      6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech
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Carmen Wagster
School of Architecture

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Summary Sentence: How should existing cities, their systems and policies, be redesigned to address 21st Century challenges?

Full Summary: This is Episode One of REDESIGNING CITIES: The Speedwell Foundation Talks @ Georgia Tech.

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Listen in on a public conversation between two experts discuss how to design and plan for the impact of autonomous vehicles (AV) on cities.

Harriet Tregoning, immediate past deputy assistant secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has written the AV component of Washington D.C.'s comprehensive plan and is now working with several communities on smart mobility.

Jeff Tumlin is principal and director of strategy for Nelson Nygaard, author of "Sustainable Transportation Tools," and a leading consultant to communities that have been early-adopters of AV technology.

About the series:
REDESIGNING CITIES: The Speedwell Foundation Talks @ Georgia Institute of Technology is a series of presentations + conversations between leading urbanists that address 21st Century urban challenges: social capital, equity, climate change, outdated infrastructure, disruptive technologies, and money. The series is hosted by Ellen Dunham-Jones, professor and director of the Master of Science in Urban Design degree in the Georgia Tech School of Architecture. The sereies is sponsored by Mike and Jenny Messner, the creators of the Speedwell Foundation, which is an organization focused on restoring and expanding public parks and green spaces in cities around the U.S.

NOTICE: Please be advised that by attending this event, you may be filmed or photographed. Georgia Tech may use that photo and your image on any of its websites or in other printed material.

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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 2, 2018 - 12:08pm
  • Last Updated: Dec 2, 2018 - 12:11pm