Join the UC Center Sacramento on Thursday, October 17th from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm for a Capitol Insights Panel Discussion on “Vehicle Miles Traveled in the Age of Amazon and Uber” with panelist: Dr. Elliot Martin, Research and Development Engineer at UC Berkeley Transportation Sustainability Research Center, Jennifer Gress, Chief of the Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division at the California Air Resources Board and Austin Heyworth Senior Manager of Public Policy in California for Uber Technologies. This panel discussion will introduce key issues surrounding Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) in California. Among the issues addressed are the rise in VMT and how this rise relates to: 1) historic trends such as suburbanization and lack of adequate public transit, and 2) newer trends such as ride sharing, the rise of online shopping, and the death of local retail. For more information, please go to the UC Center Sacramento website. To register for this event, click here. The UC Center Sacramento Speaker Series takes place at 1130 K Street, Room LL3. Light refreshments will be served.
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