The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Agenda 360, Skyward in Northern Kentucky and the Cincinnati chapter of the Urban Land Institute invite you to The Connected Region: Transit’s Role in Economic Development.
The agenda for the morning includes:
- The release of a transit-focused Regional Indicators Report that uses data to benchmark the Greater Cincinnati region against 11 peer regions.
- A panel of local leaders discussing the role of transit in economic development and community vitality.
- A keynote from Gabe Klein, a national thought leader on transit. Listen to his recent NPR interview.
Gabe Klein formerly led city transportation departments in Chicago and Washington, DC and was a senior visiting fellow at the Urban Land Institute. Earlier in his career, Klein was vice president of Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing company. His book “Start-Up City” will be released in October 2015 and discusses how to affect big, directional change in cities, with a specific focus on transportation.
Attendees of the event will receive a copy of “Start-Up City.” Breakfast will be provided.