Join us on Saturday, April 27, when San Jose State University’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Urban Planning Coalition are hosting our Annual Symposium at the Martin Luther King Jr. Library.
The symposium will focus on “Personal Transportation Device: Present and Future.” Panel discussions will focus on opportunities and challenges related to personal transportation modes, with an emphasis on present and future progress.
Our panels this year include:
1) A Path Towards More Sustainable PTDs (11:10am-12:10pm)
Moderator: Gary Hsueh, Director of Mobility Programs, Prospect Silicon Valley
- Kevin Fang, Research Associate, Mineta Transportation Institute; Assistant Professor, Sonoma State University
- Emma Shlaes, Policy & Advocacy Director, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
- Matthew Taecker, Principal, Taecker Planning & Design
2) Big Data, Automation, and PTDs (12:45-1:45pm)
Moderator: Cameron Simons, Research Assistant, Mineta Transportation Institute
- Marshall Ballard, Associate, Fehr & Peers
- Ash Padwal, Chief Risk Officer, Allied Telesis
3) Planning for PTDs: Awareness, Behavior, and Infrastructure (1:50-2:50pm)
Moderator: Asha Weinstein Agrawal, PhD, Director of Education & National Transportation Finance Center at the Mineta Transportation Institute; Professor at San Jose State University's Urban and Regional Planning Department
- Adrian Leung, Transportation Planner - Livable Streets, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA)
- Kerby Olsen, Shared Mobility Coordinator - Parking & Mobility Division, City of Oakland Department of Transportation
- Nicole Soultanov, San Jose Project Manager, SPUR
- Lola Torney, Senior Planner, Alta Planning
4) Future of PTDs on SJSU Campus and Downtown San Jose (3:00-4:00pm)
Moderator: Kelly Snider, Instructor, SJSU Certificate Program in Real Estate Development; Consulting Associate, Mineta Transportation Institute
- Francisco Arellano, Micro-Mobility Researcher, Professional Engineer, Master of Urban Planning Candidate
- Charlie Faas, VP of Finance and Administration, San Jose State University
- EV Ellington, Bay Area General Manager, LimeBike
- Pat Flynn, University Director, LimeBike
- Colin Heyne, Public Information Manager, City of San Jose Department of Transportation
Breakfast, refreshments, and lunch provided with registration.
Registration will be open at 10:30am for early attendees to enjoy breakfast and a chance to network.
AICP | CM 4 Credits.
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