You're Invited to join the 3 Revolutions Conference

Transformative changes are coming to our world of passenger transportation—with the promise of huge energy, environmental, and social benefits. The 3 Revolutions in vehicle sharing, automation and electrification could provide our best shot at a transportation do-over, allowing an opportunity to right the errors of the environmental and social impacts of 20th century transportation. But this will require new and strategic thinking across sectors. The shared-use revolution, with the promise of low-cost travel, greater access for mobility-disadvantaged travelers, and less vehicle use, is promising but also elusive.

On February 26-27, 2018 the 3 Revolutions Policy Conference will assemble leading transportation experts and leaders to explore how we can steer shared, electric, and automated technologies and services to a better future. Join us in moving beyond hype and hostility in considering how we can anticipate--rather than react to—environmental, economic, and social challenges and opportunities.

The first 200 participants to register will receive a pre-release copy of the Professor Daniel Sperling’s new book, Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future, set for publication in March 2018.

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Full Conference Agenda

Conference Speakers

  • Dan Sperling, Founding Director, ITS-Davis; Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor, Environmental Science and Policy; Co-Director, STEPS Program, ITS-Davis
  • Susan Shaheen, Co-director of Transportation Sustainability Research Center at UC Berkeley
  • David Friedman, Director of Cars & Product Policy & Analysis, Consumers Union, Former interim head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • Robin Chase, Co-founder of Zipcar, Veniam, Open Transport Partnership
  • Malcolm Dougherty, Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
  • Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
  • James Corless, CEO, Sacramento Area Council of  Governments (SACOG)
  • Doug Hooker, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Council
  • Rutt Bridges, Executive Director. Understanding Disruption, and Author, Driverless Car Revolution
  • Steve Polzin, Director, Mobility Policy Research Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
  • Michael Dunne, Founder & President, Dunne Automotive Ltd.
  • Sahar Shirazi, Senior Planning Advisor, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
  • Scott Mauvais, Director, Technology & Civic Innovation Microsoft Cities
  • And many more to be announced...

Session Themes:

See Conference Agenda for detail

  • Changing Travel Behavior in the 3 Revolutions Era
  • Revolutionizing Mobility Data: Standardization, Sharing and Privacy
  • The State of Shared Mobility Research and Policy
  • Envisioning Transportation Equity in U.S. Cities
  • China and Automated Vehicles   
  • Electric Vehicle Markets Prepare for Shared, Electric, and Automated Fleets  
  • Cities as Staging Grounds for New Mobility
  • The 4th “R” - Rush Shipping and The On-demand Delivery Economy
  • The Business Case for (Shared) Mobility as a Service
  • Sustainability + Safety nexus
  • Labor Impacts of the 3 Revolutions
  • How to Overcome Barriers to Pricing: Roadways, Parking and Curbspace
  • Public Partnership Models for Transit and Microtransit  
  • Highlighting Regional Leadership

Forming Model Policies

Breakout sessions: Policy Principals, Policy mechanisms for the 3 Revolutions

  • Pricing Roads and Parking
  • Electrifying AVs and TNCs
  • People Centric Street Design
  • Incentivizing Pooling
  • Collection and Management of Travel Data
  • Transit Public-Private Partnerships
  • Modernizing Paratransit
  • Clarifying Governance for Federal and State AV Policy

Registration Information

General Registration is open through Feb 1, after which time last minute registration will remain open until either the conference begins or sells out.

Current Last minute registration ticket are available:

  • $375 General Admission
  • $200 Discounted nonprofit, academic or government

Click here to Register.

Note: All participants will receive a pre-release copy of the Professor Daniel Sperling’s new book, Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future, set for publication in March 2018. 

Conference Schedule

FEBRUARY 26, 2018
8:30- 9:00 Breakfast
9:00- 4:30 Event Program
4:30- 8:00pm Book Release Party and Dinner
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
8:30-4:30 Event Program
4:30- 6:00pm Closing Reception

Conference Location

The ARC- Activities and Recreation Center, 232 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616
For ridehailing dropoff use campus entrance at Corner of La Rue Rd and Orchard Rd.
For paid parking Enter Campus at corner of La Rue Rd and Orchard Rd. Continue straight to Parking Lot 25