How will transformative technologies affect the triple bottom line of people, planet, and prosperity? This is a question that begs holistic thought leadership from a cross section of the transportation research community. This session seeks to foster multidisciplinary collaboration in asking important questions in light of the fast-approaching shift to electrification, connectivity, and automation. Four distinguished panelists give short talks and then discuss and debate in an open format.
Questions that will be discussed in this session include:
It is likely that these questions have been touched upon separately in respective committees, but it is critical that all aspects are brought together through the lens of the triple bottom line of sustainability, and that economic, social, and environmental gains do not compromise one another.
Changing What's Possible in Transportation Energy Technologies
Eric Rohlfing, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Sustainability and Transformative Technologies: Perspectives from California
Steven Cliff, California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Justice Considerations for the Future of Transportation
James Anderson, RAND Corporation
Industry Efforts Toward a Sustainable Transportation Future
Alexander Keros, General Motors Company
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