Improving the human aspect of mobility

This call seeks ideas that explore the human connection to place. As technology advances continue to transform mobility, considerations of sustainable, economic, and accessible options for urban living are something not to be considered lightly. Public infrastructure and the systems that we create to produce movement within the urban realm are a design responsibility of human concern.

What has led to this movement? What is the relationship between the animate and inanimate as we define how we move, and why? Can our children move freely and we feel that they are safe? How can a person with cognitive challenge get to a transit stop on their own? How do we begin to understand the pre-rail history of this landscape? What physical barriers might we shed?