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November 16, 2018

 (United Nations Global Goals Jam Seattle 2018 video, Mary Gómez Camba of The Think Visual Project & Rene Vivo from Vivo Media)

On Saturday November 3, 2018 community members from the Puget Sound Region came together to participate in the 1st Global Goals Jam event...

October 28, 2018

Event: United Nations Global Goals Jam Seattle // Design 2030 Now!

Date: Saturday Nov. 3, 2018

Location: Impact Hub Seattle 

Cost: Sliding scale 

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​Global Goals Jam is coming to Seattle this Saturday November 3rd, 2018! At this event I'll be presentin...

September 5, 2018

On Saturday September 15, 2018 Smash the Box (StBox) will be hosting its inaugural virtual reality design charrette series at Impact Hub Seattle on “Envision Seattle with Self-Driving Cars in VR” at Impact Hub Seattle

The purpose of the event:

Is to gather our communit...

August 21, 2018

Since the summer of 2016 I have been volunteering my time with the Young Professionals in Transportation Seattle Chapter. It's one of the 25+ YPT International chapters located throughout the US and Canada. This coming weekend we are hosting our 2nd annual Transportati...

July 30, 2018

About 3 weeks ago I was approached by Isaac Gross, Seattle's LimeBike General Manager. They were looking for someone in Seattle, WA who was an avid LimeBike rider. It so happened to be that not only do I have my own bike, but I also use the bikeshare program in my city...

May 17, 2018

My experience as a Seattle Uber driver is going pretty well to say the least. I have given over 3,000 rides, driven over 25,000 miles, and have a decent amount of 5 star experiences on my record. Not too Shabby. So why exactly am I Uber driving and not working in my fi...

April 11, 2018

Yesterday I had the grand pleasure of being interviewed by Jonnie Wilder (Zip! Bang! Wow) at Impact Hub Seattle on my work with planning & designing cities for self-driving cars.   The first part of the podcast touches on my work with Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) + Transp...

February 1, 2018

In order to understand how to plan and design our cities we have to understand how the technology works. My presentation that I gave at the AIA Seattle Public Policy Board event does exactly that. The presentation went over my 3.5 years of ongoing research, experience...

August 19, 2017

Most recently I have taken on a new venture in which I am dedicating my career to helping cities plan for autonomous vehicles and other disruptive transportation technologies (drones, electric vehicles, hyperloop, etc) . My startup is called Smash the Box Planning, whe...

May 17, 2017

 (Robin Chase, 2016)

The case for not planning for self-driving cars has been driven by the notion that such technology is too advanced to be developed. This logic is now changing with the emergence of semi-autonomous features (cruise control, automatic emergency brakin...

April 26, 2017

Yesterday I had a the opportunity to present on why Urban Planners should start planning for Autonomous Vehicles. I gave the hour long presentation to Crystal Taylor's, Visiting Urban Studies Assistant Professor, students at Cleveland State University via the Join.Me a...

April 23, 2017

Happy Sunday everyone! My latest find in uncovering the research needed for Connected Car planning, was through Apple being praised for its permit to test Autonomous Vehicles in California. I felt that there was a need to provide more information on the other companies...

April 16, 2017

This past Monday I gave a presentation on GIS and its pivotal role in developing SAE-5 fully autonomous vehicles. I go over the basic AV 101 terms, it's current state, and explain the navigation software that are currently being used to create High Definition Maps. Jus...

April 14, 2017

Most recently I was nominated to represent Seattle's Young Professionals in Transportation organization for the Why I YPT campaign. Why I YPT is a campaign led by the International Young Professionals in Transportation organization, highlighting some of the nation's le...

March 25, 2017

Today during my random drive adventures in Seattle, WA, I managed to stop at Tesla's Westlake site (435 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109) to see what would happen if I asked a Sales Person about whether any of their cars were Autonomous Vehicles. 

Tesla Sales Pers...

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