What Cities Want: Sustainable Urban Mobility and How to Get There

Saturday, February 18, 2017: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room 204 (Hynes Convention Center)
Gebhard Wulfhorst, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Every city is unique, even in terms of mobility behavior and priorities for transportation planning and urban development. Yet research on cities worldwide reveals commonalities that can be exploited in developing local strategies. Tools such as joint modeling of dynamic interactions between spatial patterns and transport systems are applicable anywhere. Successful examples of transdisciplinary, public-private cooperation to achieve sustainable urban mobility could set a pattern for the future.