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Transportation, Business and Environmental Groups Host Conference on Technology-Driven Transportation Trends

Matt Ball on May 17, 2016 - in Announcement, Corporate, Transportation

A coalition of local and national transportation, business, environmental and advocacy organizations will bring together community, political and activist leaders for the second annual Live.Ride.Share conference on rapidly growing, technology-driven trends and policies in transportation that are changing the ways we live, work and travel.

Speakers from across the country will gather in Denver to reveal the latest developments in innovative transportation solutions—ranging from new types of “smart” car pools to driverless vehicles—and discuss how they can transform cities, clean the air and improve public health, while also focusing on a renewed interest in walkable urban areas.

Denver is a fitting location for the conference, as it ranks in the Top 10 cities in the United States for high-tech transportation options.

Live.Ride.Share is hosted by the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Urban Solutions program, WalkDenver, Transit Alliance, CoPIRG and several other nonprofit organizations and cities.

Details and livestreaming audio available at http://www.liveridesharedenver.com/program_speakers_2016

 

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international nonprofit environmental organization with more than 2 million members and online activists. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has offices in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Chicago; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing. Visit us at www.nrdc.org and follow us on Twitter @NRDC.

Transit Alliance envisions a network of engaged and informed citizens building a healthy, sustainable and equitable society through better mobility.  The organization started in 1997 and works toward its mission by engaging a variety of private and public stakeholders in the Denver Metro Region.  Since 2007, we have been building leaders in the region through our Transit Alliance Citizens’ Academy.  This emerging leader’s education program trains community leaders, agencies, governments and/or organizations on how to promote and educate about the exciting expansion of transit, active transportation and shared use mobility and its role in shaping our communities. Visit us at www.transitalliance.org or follow us on Twitter @TransitAlliance.

WalkDenver is a local non-profit founded on the idea that “people are pedestrians by design,” and dedicated to making Denver the most walkable city in the nation. Our mission is to advocate for policies and practices that lead to a more walkable Denver. We are the go-to resource for creating safe, comfortable, and fun places to walk. Visit us at www.walkdenver.org<http://www.walkdenver.org> and follow us on Twitter @WalkDenver.

CoPIRG, the Colorado Public Interest Research Group, uncovers threats to public health and wellbeing and fights to end them, using the time-tested tools of investigative research, media exposés, grassroots organizing, advocacy and litigation. CoPIRG’s mission is to deliver persistent, result-oriented public interest activism that protects consumers, encourages a fair, sustainable economy, and fosters responsive, democratic government. – See more at: http://copirg.org/sites/pirg/files/cpn/USN-050516-A1/index.html.

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