Congestion is choking our cities. Some transportation officials say, "You can't change the geometry of transportation." But you can. Really. A few cities coast-to-coast are proving that Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs) are a viable alternative. A protected infrastructure for micromobility can accelerate the adoption of low emission vehicles, save lives, and revolutionize urban design.
Climate change requires that we act fast. LEAN networks can be developed quickly with the crumbs of major transportation projects. Scooters are evidence that people will use low speed modes in droves. Now we need to make them safe. Our panel consists of leaders who are taking down silo walls and sparking climate-conscious solutions to global mobility challenges.
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