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October 12, 2018

Metro21 Executive Director Talks "The Curb" in Axios

Metro21: Smart Cities Institute's Executive Director, Karen Lightman, was published in Axios for her article titled "Ride-sharing and AVs will primpt cities to rethink the curb."

In the article Karen describes the past and current state of the curb. A staple in every city, previously reserved for buses and taxi's is now seeing competition from ridesharing programs. The new demand for the curb real-estate is putting increased pressure on policy makers and urban designers to rethink the curb.

Karen writes about whats next for the curb and she also provides a few solutions. Read the full article to learn more: Ride-sharing and AVs will prompt cities to rethink the curb.