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6th IDB Regional Policy Dialogue Meeting of the Transport Network

Prof Finger has been invited by the Transport Division of the Department of Infrastructure and Energy from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to the 6th Regional Policy Dialogue Transport Network Meeting to discuss regulation of new mobility models.

The topic of the Dialogue will be Innovation in Urban Mobility focusing on the new models of provision of transport services in urban areas called in different contexts as shared mobility, mobility on-demand or mobility as a service. In particular, the meeting will address the legal and regulatory framework of sharing mobility platforms, innovative technology solutions for urban transport and planning management as well as the impacts, main challenges and opportunities generated to public and private actors and the users. Academics and practitioners will bring their experience of managing development, design and implementation of urban mobility policies, and they will tackle issues such as regulation, technology and new sustainability models in smart cities.

Information on the programme of the day

Thursday, October 27th 

Session II – Regulatory challenges on integrated mobility scenarios. Intelligent regulation?

Access and competition in the urban transport market with the entry of sharing economy platforms.

Mariano Tappata – Professor, Georgetown University, Washington D. C., United States

Economic framework for regulation of sharing mobility services

Katherine Kortum – Senior Program Officer, Transportation Research Board, Washington D. C., United States

Regulation of the new urban mobility models

Matthias Finger – Director of the Transport Area of the Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute, Italy

Regulating mobility services. México experience

Laura Ballesteros – Undersecretary of Planning, Mobility Department. Mexico DF, Mexico

For more information, please visit the dedicated website.