Global Transportation Hubs

Mike Brown, MVO, Commissioner, Transport for London; Ginger S. Evans , Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation; Desmond Kuek, President and Group CEO, SMRT Corporation Ltd.; Thomas K. Wright, President, Regional Plan Association. Moderated by Edwin Heathcote.


Global cities are fast-moving places, serving millions of people daily who travel in, out, around, and through them. How can global cities provide the most efficient public transportation systems? How will new technologies change the future of transportation to and in global cities? To what extent can global cities shape national policies, particularly on new projects, access to funding, and aviation?

Speaker Bio


1:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m.
Redesigning the Global City
Panel and discussion

3:15 p.m.

3:23 p.m.
Flash Talk: "The Array of Things: A Fitness Tracker for the City"
Charlie Catlett, Founding Director, Urban Center for Computation and Data, University of Chicago, and Argonne National Laboratory
3:30 p.m.
Global Transportation Hubs
Panel and discussion