Plenary Chamber: Urbanization, Regional City Centers and Sustainable Transportation

September 20 2012 , 09:00 am - 10:30 am

Welcoming Remarks from:

  • Magnus Hunhammar, CEO Institute for Sustainable Transportation, (SE)
  • Hans Lindqvist, Chair of KOMPASS & County Councilman Stockholm & former member of European Parliament (SE)


Opening Remarks from 

  • Rod Diridon, Chair Emeritus of California High Speed Rail Authority & Executive Director, Mineta Transportation Institute (US)
    "Sustainable High Speed Rail Internationally and in the US"


Experience from Podcars in Current Operations and Implementations

  • John Hammersley, Bid Manager, Ultra Global PRT (UK)
    "Operating experience and passenger reactions for Heathrow PRT"
  • Robbert Lohmann, Commercial Director, 2GetThere (NL)
    "2 years of operations of Masdar City, Abu Dhabi: status and lessons learned "
  • David D. Little, Principal Washington Office, Lea+Elliott (US)
    "Upgrading the Podcar system in Morgantown West Virginia"
  • Martin Pemberton, Sales and Marketing Director, Vectus (UK)
    "Update on the Suncheon PRT project in South Korea"