Aspen Institute Community Forum for Transportation and Mobility series kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 13 | AspenTimes.com

Aspen Institute Community Forum for Transportation and Mobility series kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 13

Staff report

The Aspen Institute will present sustainable transportation expert Jim Charlier as the first speaker in its new Community Forum for Transportation and Mobility series, set for 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at the Wheeler Opera House.

The talk is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 4:45 p.m.

Charlier, who has done extensive work in the Roaring Fork Valley, will discuss his vision for applying his findings to improve traffic mobility in the upper valley. He also will discuss the influence of economics, demographics, settlement patterns and technology on transportation systems and mobility, as well as the changing behavior and expectations in both public and private transportation.

The Aspen Institute Community Forum for Transportation and Mobility is made possible by support from a consortium of local public and private entities, including the city of Aspen, Pitkin County, the town of Snowmass Village, the Aspen Institute and private citizens.

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