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Scott Shepard

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Professionally trained as an urban planner and designer, Scott Shepard is a digital mobility expert, entrepreneur, startup advisor and thought leader who understands and is passionate about the intersection of cities, movement and technology.

As an advocate for #CitiesFirst and an expert in the intersection of cities, movement and tech, Scott Shepard leverages his professional training as an urban planner & designer to deliver value in mobility innovation, startup advisory, entrepreneurship, and thought leadership.

Having a unique and multi-disciplinary public & private sector perspective, Scott’s international experience spans government, consulting, and startups. In his career, he has held numerous executive positions including Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Product Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President, and has served on Board of Directors and Executive Management Boards.

 

Podcast Episode

The Future of Public Transport

Scott Shepard joined me on this episode and we covered the following topics: segregation, modernisme, Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs, MaaS, micromobility, public transport, datasharing & MDS and more.

Professionally trained as an urban planner and designer, Scott Shepard is a digital mobility expert, entrepreneur, startup advisor and thought leader who understands and is passionate about the intersection of cities, movement and technology.

Scott is a sought-after global public speaker at events including TRB, ITS World Congress, POLIS Conference, MOVE, NCDOT Transportation Summit, IATR, AUTONOMY, Smart Mobility Congress, ISOCARP Congress, INTERGEO, ITS European Congress, Micromobility Expo & Urbanism Next Europe.

He has been a guest lecturer at Dartmouth University, UC San Diego and Coventry University and is a featured author in the book “Technologies for Smart Cities”.

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The science is clear: transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gasses in the US. The country can't meet its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement without reducing emissions that come from cars, trucks and SUVs.

https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/sources-greenhouse-gas-emissions

This is Stockholm’s 🇸🇪 1-Minute-City.

It’s about so much more than traffic calming.

It’s about nurturing social cohesion by putting human interactions back at the centre of communities and developing the full potential of streets👇👇

California allows affordable housing on some commercial properties - Los Angeles Times https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-09-28/california-affordable-housing-commercial-properties

The joyful and planet-friendly mobility of e-bikes. A quick piece directed at the uninitiated. Try one! The joyful and planet-friendly mobility of e-bikes ⁦@BostonGlobe⁩ ⁦@StreetsBoston⁩ https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/09/28/opinion/joyful-planet-friendly-mobility-e-bikes/

"As an outcome of the Smart Cities Movement, Digital infrastructure is thought to provide great hope toward a more connected and livable urban environment. However, with the advent of new technologies, such as #AI, #MaaS, and #digi…https://lnkd.in/db3JkzpW https://lnkd.in/dniivx_7

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