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Karina Ricks at the launch of the Metro21: Smart Cities Institute

Metro21 Podcast: Unlocking the Power of Mobility with Karina Ricks

In this episode, Karen sits down with her friend and colleague, Karina Ricks. Karina is the Director of Pittsburgh's Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) and brings a wealth of experience to the role. Karen and Karina chat about her time in international development, consulting, and in DC city government. They also work on a slightly different definition of a smart city, talk about the unique problem of urban landslides, and Karina's fascination with a certain genre of reality television.

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