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The Future of Urban Mobility

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Efficient transportation and mobility are essential to make a city competitive and appealing. Current business models offer alternative and new mobility solutions, such as car or bicycle sharing and new leasing mobility offerings, electric vehicles, autonomous driving, talking cars, micro mobility or integrated mobility.

What future impact have key global mega trends on Urban Mobility?
What are the major challenges in balancing economic needs and environmental policies?
What role can innovation play or what innovation is needed?
 

 

 

Wim Korver will speak about the end of the car mobility as we know it in the 21 century. Car use growth is coming to a hold and in several western countries it is even decreasing, especially among younger age groups. With new urban mobility concepts the question arises: Are we experiencing the end of car mobility?

Robert Dingemanse will discuss how flying cars will affect future mobility. This dream exists since the car was developed. What has changed and how will its arrival within the next years and the start of a new industry change mobility?

Nick Cohn will speak about TomTom on Urban Mobility. The adoption of navigation by millions of travelers worldwide was the first step. The second step is the development and use of real-time information about travel conditions. A vehicle- or traveler-based information system can help cities make better use of infrastructure while providing trip advice.

Rohit Talwar examines Global Forces Shaping Urban Mobility. What are the critical scientific, technological, economic and environmental developments and challenges that could have a direct impact on business models, physical infrastructures and social mechanisms in the next forty years?
 
For further information and registration visit the website of the Club of Amsterdam.