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Go Victoria: Our Mobility Future

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Victoria Conference Centre

720 Douglas Street

Victoria, BC V8W 3M7

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The City of Victoria is kicking off 2019 with the launch of Go Victoria: Our Mobility Future, a community event to inspire the City's development of a new transportation and mobility strategy.

Join us in exploring a curated display of transportation related art and historical photos, followed by an evening of thought-provoking short-films, commentary from transportation leaders, and discussions about how to meet the challenges of the changing transportation landscape.

Time: Doors at 6 p.m., event at 7 p.m.

Go Victoria Community Launch Event - Panelist Biographies:

Lilly Shoup – Senior Director of Transportation Policy at Lyft

Lilly is currently the Senior Director of Transportation Policy at Lyft and previously held transportation planning leadership positions at Groundwork USA and the US Department of Transportation. As Senior Director of national transportation policy, she focuses on making sure that Lyft is a good partner to cities and transportation agencies, by supporting policy initiatives around improving mobility access and decoupling the right to mobility from auto ownership.

Aditi Kambuj - Principal Urban Designer, Policy and Planning, City of Seattle

Aditi is Principal Urban Designer at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). She oversees SDOT’s Complete Streets program, manages public space and street design projects, and employs a user-first philosophy in helping shape big and small projects in Seattle.

Aditi is passionate about creating an inclusive, age-friendly, and family-friendly mobility system for Seattle. She is currently developing a citywide pedestrian wayfinding program to promote active transportation and provides design leadership to Imagine Greater Downtown, an inter-agency initiative to develop a 20-year vision for public spaces and streets in the heart of Seattle.

Aditi studied Architecture at University College London and Urban Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She has served on the SDOT’s Race and Social Justice Initiative Change Team. Aditi spent her childhood in India and enjoys traveling with her young daughter to learn from communities and cities across the globe.

Jeff Tumlin – Principal and Director of Strategy, Nelson\Nygaard

Jeffrey Tumlin is a principal and director of strategy at Nelson\Nygaard, a transportation planning and engineering firm that focuses on sustainable mobility. For more than twenty years, he has led station area, downtown, citywide, and campus plans; his major development projects have succeeded in reducing their traffic and CO2 emissions by as much as 40%, and accommodated many millions of square feet of growth with no net increase in motor vehicle traffic. These projects have won awards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers, American Planning Association, Congress for the New Urbanism, and Urban Land Institute. During 2016-17, Jeff was the interim Director of Oakland’s first Department of Transportation, helping the city create the new department and develop its first budget. Jeff is the author of Sustainable Transportation: Tools for Creating Healthy, Vibrant and Resilient Communities (Wiley, 2012).


Gordon Price – Urban Development and Planning Consultant

Gordon Price is the former director of The City Program at Simon Fraser University. In 2002, he finished his sixth term as a city Councillor in Vancouver. He also served on the board of Metro Vancouver and was appointed to the first board of the TransLink in 1999. Gordon is a regular lecturer on transportation and land use for the City of Portland and Portland State University and writes a monthly column for Business in Vancouver. Gordon’s blog Price Tags covers a wide range of urban transportation, land use and technology related topics.



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