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Webinar: App-Based Solutions for an Integrated Transportation Network
April 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
App-based solutions hold enormous potential to help foster an integrated transportation network. Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) for a webinar to learn more about transportation apps and how they can support the growth of transit & shared mobility. This webinar, the fourth in our series, is provided at no cost through the support of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network. Register now!
Leading public and private-sector experts will offer real examples of new app-based solutions and discuss how they are helping to foster more integrated transportation networks, from fare integration and trip planning to multi-modal travel and mobility-as-a-service initiatives.
Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
12PM Pacific / 1PM Mountain / 2PM Central / 3PM Eastern
Overview: Evolution of Ticketing & Route Planning
Sharon Feigon, Executive Director, Shared-Use Mobility Center
Sharon’s presentation will outline the evolution of ticketing from paper to real-time data and integrated fare payment systems. She will also cover the latest examples of app-based solutions from both the U.S. and Europe. Sharon will conclude the webinar by sharing a vision for a fully integrated transportation network followed by a Q&A session with the guest speakers.
Mobility as a Service
Andy Taylor, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Cubic
Andy will introduce the Mobility as a Service concept and offer examples of programs where MaaS is beginning to take hold in Chicago, London and Sydney.
Swiftly Real-Time Data Platform
Regina Clewlow, VP of Business Development, Swiftly
Regina’s presentation will cover Swiftly’s real-time arrival information system for transit agencies, which facilitates an open ecosystem that can be integrated into any mobility app.
Implementation of the Technology
Adam Mehl, Market Development Specialist, Metro Transit (Minneapolis-St. Paul)
Adam will walk participants through the process that Metro Transit has initiated to develop an app-based payment system, and discuss how this ties into the agency’s longer-term goal to create a fully integrated mobility app.
Bringing It All Together
Bibiana McHugh, IT-GIS Manager, TriMet
Bibiana’s presentation will give an overview of Trimet’s plans to extend the Open Trip Planner (OTP) platform through a Mobility on Demand Sandbox grant for door-to-door itinerary planning integrating transit with shared-use mobility options.
Reserve your spot today! Space is limited.