Lessons from North America's Response to COVID-19 Webinar




Cities are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and are facing significant challenges such as how to provide reliable transportation for health and other essential workers while promoting public safety. In Resilience & Transportation: Learning from North America's Response to COVID-19, Mark de la Vergne and Azhar Chougle share how Detroit and Miami are working to address the urban mobility challenges of the pandemic, what they have learned and how planning for future resiliency has been affected. Álvaro Caviedes of Jarrett Walker + Associates provides an additional overview on impacts to transit and mobility.

Download the presentations featured in this webinar here.

Hosted by EUROCLIMA+, TUMI, GIZ, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and NUMO. This webinar was presented in English and recorded on May 20, 2020.


  • Álvaro Caviedes — Associate, Jarrett Walker + Associates
  • Azhar Chougle — Executive Director, Transit Alliance Miami
  • Mark de la Vergne — Chief of Mobility Innovation, City of Detroit

Moderated by Madlyn McAuliffe (NUMO). Organized by Leanne Kaplan (NUMO).


Header image: Carlos F. Pardo