Building Better People Movers: The Future of Transportation in California
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 / 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Laura Nelson, Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times
Tony Canova, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, ChargePoint
Brian Kelly, Secretary, California State Transportation Agency
Rob Lloyd, CEO, Hyperloop Technologies
Tara Roth, President, Goldhirsh Foundation
Julie Schoenfeld, Founder and CEO, Strobe Inc.
As California's metropolitan populations grow, commuters and public officials alike are feeling the strain of living with congested freeways and inadequate public transit systems. The need for alternative methods of transportation to ease the pressure on infrastructure has never been greater or more apparent. What should state and local leaders consider as they seek remedies? Will the dream of high-speed rail ever become a reality, and is it even worth the cost? Can an outside-the-box solution be found in aspirational proposals like the Hyperloop?