Urban Systems Collaborative Seminar | Susan Zielinski, The New Mobility Grid , Part 1
The NewMobilityGrid: A Practical Approach toImplementing Sustainable Next GenerationTransportation in Citiesand Regions1. CONNECTING THE DOTS(for livability, sustainability, equity)2. MOVING MONEY(innovation, access, jobs, enterprises)3. MOVING MINDS(new way of looking at transport & cities)Susan Zielinski, SMART, University of Michigan.February 3, 2012, IBM Webinar
PARTNERS & SPONSORS: National Science Foundation Center for South Asian Studies Transportation Research Board Rockefeller Foundation Mott Foundation FIA Foundation Alcoa Foundation Ford Motor (redefining)US Environmental Protection Agency Cisco Systems IBM Federal Highway Administration U.S. Department of Education CEO’s for Cities City Connect Chennai Confederation of Indian Industry etc…
YOUR FIRST THOUGHT :What are some of the most game changing urban transportation innovations in the last 50 years ?
Bus Rapid Transit -- Curitiba Brazil (the 70’s)"
BRT went viral --worldwide More than 83Over 40 in North America alone
BRT CHANGED THE GAME:- more with less- quick to implement- nimble & adaptable- safe & secure- a framework for city-building & design- a class act (“cooler” than a bus)"
GAME CHANGE 2.0: MULTI-MODALITY (more options)Bogota, Colombia (in the 90’s, against all odds) - TransMilenio (BRT) - parking lots to parks - cycle lanes - pedestrian areas - pico y plata policy - Sunday Cyclovia (for all) - first car free day
GAME CHANGE 4.0: SEAMLESSLY CONNECTED OPTIONSLEAPFROG: Straight to Next Generation Whole Systems Design & Build- spatial connectivity supported by New Technologies and PPINEW MOBILITY GRID: More Choices, More ConnectedThe Next Infrastructure; The Next Industry Cluster
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BELLY OF THE BEAST ---- Transportation = Cars(everything else is extraneous)
… as Thomas Friedman might say …TRANSPORTATION IS FLATOPEN SOURCE, MULTI-MODAL, MULTI-SERVICE, IT ENHANCED USER FOCUSED, SOCIALLYEQUITABLE, AESTHETIC LIVABLE WHOLE SYSTEMS TRANSPORTATIONTRANSLATION: More Choices; More Connected Choices (New Mobility)EMERGING GLOBAL NEW MOBILITY INDUSTRY TO SUPPLY ITThe current value of New Mobility markets can be measured in the billions of dollars.”Building a NewMobility Industry Cluster in the the Toronto Region” (MTE & ICF)
RESULT: Almost all transport has at least an urban componentCONTEXT: URBANIZATIONFrom 50% - 2/3 by 2025; 81% in US;90 % world economyComing years: At least 35 cities more than 10 million