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With the emergence of electrified transit options and intelligent transportation system technologies, what are the costs, benefits, and barriers associated with these technologies that local governments, utilities, and transit agencies must consider and address? What best practices can be identified from electric mass transit and smart mobility case studies, and what can be done at the local, state, and federal levels to provide forward momentum in these areas? Are the visions of future transportation systems realistic and obtainable?

Join us for panel discussions regarding electric mass transit as an option for urban mobility on June 20-21, 2018. Our panelists will present on a variety of topics, including:

  • Technology and Connectivity
  • Policy Options and Issues
  • Smart Mobility Case Studies
  • Visions and Groundtruthing

This event is free, and lunch will be provided on both days. An evening networking reception will also be planned for June 20. Register for the event at http://tiny.utk.edu/Electric. For attendees that require overnight accommodations, a hotel block is available at the Hilton Garden Inn adjacent to the Baker Center. To reserve a room at the conference rate, click here or call the hotel with group code “UMC” at the time of booking. This conference rate will be available until May 30, 2018 or until the group block sells out, whichever comes first.

Please stay tuned over the coming weeks for more information on speakers and an event agenda.

This event is sponsored by UT, TDEC, and TVA. If you have any questions, please contact TDEC OEP’s Communications Coordinator Shauna Basques at Shauna.Basques@tn.gov or 615-253-1947.

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