2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Metro Mobility Revolution

Monday, March 14
11:00AM - 12:00PM

JW Marriott
Salon 3-4
110 E 2nd St

The way we move is changing. Cities are evolving and mobility challenges are increasing. Leaders are trying to integrate cars, buses, trains, bikes, and pedestrians throughout their city, throughout the day. Transportation innovations ranging from bike share to peer-to-peer ride sharing are changing the dynamics of transportation across the world. How do cities integrate new transportation innovations and cultivate strategic partnerships to increase their transportation capacity? How do cities design, build, and maintain adaptable transportation systems to accommodate their evolving community? How do cities address the huge challenge of funding a transportation system that matches the needs of their citizens? Learn what mayors are doing to tackle these issues and move their cities’ transportations systems into the 21st century, and how innovation can pave the way forward.

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Alissa Walker at SXSW

Alissa Walker

Urbanism Editor

Gizmodo at Gawker Media

Alissa Walker writes and speaks about design, architecture, cities, transportation and walking. She is the urbanism editor at Gizmodo and her work has appeared regularly in Los Angeles Magazine, LA...

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Gabe Klein at SXSW

Gabe Klein

Special Venture Partner

Fontinalis Partners LLC

Gabe Klein is a renowned thought leader in urban mobility and brings a distinguished public service background to Fontinalis. Most recently, Gabe served in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration in C...

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Kasim Reed at SXSW

Kasim Reed


City of Atlanta

Kasim Reed is the 59th Mayor of the City of Atlanta. He was elected to a second term on November 5, 2013 and took the oath of office on January 6, 2014.

Since taking office, he has hired more t...

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Muriel Bowser at SXSW

Muriel Bowser


District of Columbia


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