Detroit Showcases Mobility Technologies For Mobility Week
Asking a simple question such as what mobility means in Detroit could leave you with numerous answers. Some would say it is the transport system that consists of bikes, cars, air, bus or foot. Others may mention financial mobility or even how the city could be a leader in the transport sector globally.
To that effect, Mobility Week Detroit took place from the 7th to the 12th of October, 2018. This event aimed at showcasing the city’s leading role in technology as well as the future of mobility in Detroit and the world at large. Mobility Week constituted various gatherings and summits, including the renowned annual Tech Stars Demo Day, “The Eye, The Brain and The Auto” conference and the Michigan Auto Summit.
Numerous mobility entities exhibited at the event, such as Maven, Chariot, May Mobility, DDOT and Airspace. Mobility-related start-ups offered demonstrations and the chance for people to try their technologies. Glenn Stevens, the vice president of automotive and mobility initiatives for the Detroit Regional Chamber, stated that the city is a leader in the development and innovation of the next generation mobility technology. Through events such as Mobility Week, entities are offered the perfect opportunity to showcase their emerging technologies and at the same time connect with industry professionals. Other cities should aim to follow in Detroit’s steps.