Mobility Making the Place

On Friday May 3 at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, the Place Leadership Project convened a research workshop entitled Mobility Making the Place to discuss the rapidly evolving field of transportation and mobility. A diverse set of stakeholders and experts from across the Washington region grappled with some of the most challenging issues in transportation and how they intersect with the transformation of our urban places.

The following list of panelists joined us at the workshop

New Faces of Place Management Presentations

  • Atul Sharma, Montgomery County Planning Commission, Pike District
  • Aisha Bond, Executive Director, North Capitol Street Main Street
  • Elizabeth Crocker, Executive Director, Clarendon Alliance
  • Chris Murphy, Senior Vice President, Georgetown University
  • Tracey Gabriel, Executive Director, Crystal City BID

Keynote Presentations

  • Tom Madrecki, Director of Urban Innovation and Mobility, United Parcel Service 
  • Steve Moore, Executive Director, Southwest Business Improvement District

Panel Discussion One: Mobility Systems Design and the Last Mile Problem

  • Jim Sebastian, Associate Director, Planning & Sustainability, District Department of Transportation
  • David Nguyen, Founder, ThruGreen, LLC,
  • Chris Dattaro, Market Manager, Bikes and Scooters, Lyft
  • Shaym Kannan, Director of Planning, WMATA
  • Moderator: Jean Stanford, Faculty, Technology Management Program

Panel Discussion Two: Mobility Making the Place

  • Otto Condon, Urban Design Principal, ZGF
  • Tracy Gabriel, Executive Director, Crystal City BID
  • Michael Stevens, Capitol Riverfront BID
  • Moderator: Richard Bradley, Faculty, Urban & Regional Planning Program