Oct 22, 2019
Hear from transport industry leaders! Plus, learn what each one thinks is the top innovation for public transportation.
Recorded live at UITP 2019, Transit Unplugged comes to you with part 2 of the roundtable discussion from some of the world’s top transit leaders. In this episode, you’ll hear from our guests about the different challenges they are facing around the globe. Plus, you’ll learn what each one thinks is the top innovation for public transportation.
“Let’s not sit still. Let’s not think what we do today is adequate for the future. Let’s find new ways to better serve our customers and better serve our communities.” – Paul Skoutelas, President and CEO of APTA
“You can’t develop your transportation system, particularly your public transit services in a vacuum from land use and vice versa.” – Kevin Desmond, CEO of TransLink
“We know what we want. We know what the end is. It’s how we get there that is the hard part.” – Brad Thomas, President of First Transit
“I think one of the barriers that people have to riding public transit in the U.S. is that we don’t make it easy.” – David Stackrow, Chairman of APTA
“What could be very innovative [is] going to the third dimension, I think public transport will also go to the air.” – Stefan Kalt, CEO of the Regional Transportation Agency in Baden-Wettingen AG, Switzerland
Watch the recorded video of the discussion below.