Bike Sharing and Shared Mobility


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Date/Time:
Friday, November 15, 2019
9:00 am

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Location:
Westchester County Center, White Plains, New York

Event Type: Conference


The panel discussion will teach about issues associated with bike sharing from municipalities that have implemented bike sharing programs.  Attendees will learn about best practices in bike sharing including how to appropriately size programs, where to locate bikes, markets that might use bikes to replace auto trips and other relevant issues to employing successful bicycle programs.  There will also be a session on the broader issue of shared mobility and the various modes that shared mobility encompasses such as bikes, micro-transit and ride hailing services.

 

  1. PANEL: Bike Sharing Programs in Suburban Municipalities (9:00 am – 10:15 am)

Naomi Klein, Director of Transportation Planning, Westchester County Department of Public Works & Transportation, Moderator

Kevin Kain, Director of Planning & Sustainability, City of New Rochelle

Karen Pasquale, Advisor to the Mayor, City of White Plains

Tom Soyk, Deputy Commissioner/City Transportation Engineer, City of White Plains

Jason Baker, Director, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Yonkers

Dana Levenberg, Supervisor, Town of Ossining

Victoria Gearity, Mayor, Village of Ossining

  1. Keynote Address (10:15 – 10:30) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer
  2. Panel Discussion (10:30 am – 10:50 am)
  3. Break (10:50 am – 11:00 am)
  4. Shared Mobility Workshop (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Gerry Bogacz, Planning Director, NYMTC