Leveraging Urban Mobility Disruptions to Create Better Cities Course

Leveraging Urban Mobility Disruptions to Create Better Cities is an upcoming massive open online course (MOOC) that will launch in early 2020 through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) EDx platform. This 11-week, 10-module course is oriented towards policymakers and practitioners looking to understand:

  1. How the emerging new mobility paradigm can be effectively leveraged for the public good

  2. What to do in the wake of emerging mobility technologies from a multidisciplinary angle

  3. How to follow and act upon guidance offered by the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

The course is led by professors who teach transportation planning in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and the United States; practitioners who have worked directly in the field for several decades; and the world’s preeminent mobility social entrepreneurs. The course’s core team of experts includes:

  • Carlos Azevedo, DTU

  • Robin Chase, NUMO

  • Lynette Cheah, Singapore/MIT

  • Ricardo Giesen, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • Juan Carlos Muñoz, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • Carlos Pardo, NUMO

  • Francisco Pereira, DTU

  • Christo Venter, University of Pretoria

  • Chris Zegras, MIT

  • Jinhua Zhao, MIT

Multiple experts will also provide interviews about examples of different initiatives from around the world:

  • Assaf Biderman, MIT/ Superpedestrian

  • Oscar Diaz, Bogotá government

  • Onésimo Flores, Jetty

  • Norman Garrick, University of Connecticut

  • Andrei Greenawalt, Via

  • Yolisa Kani, Uber

  • Marina Moscoso, Despacio

  • Angie Palacios, CAF (Development Bank of Latin America)

  • Ben Plowden, Transport for London

  • Andrew Salzberg

  • Harriet Tregoning, NUMO

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