January 11, 2017
The presentations reflected insights from across the university, including from the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. ASU experts focused on advances in transportation sectors such as drone delivery, housing and biking, as well as taxis and ride hailing.
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Director and Senior Sustainability Scientist Trisalyn Nelson expressed the necessity for improving our current transportation systems.
"There’s an increasing tension between how we move through a city and our health and well-being and happiness," she says. "If we want healthy populations that are connecting to communities and moving through them in a smart way, this kind of research is really important."