Kim Williams: Public Transit is for Everyone
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On this episode Anna sits down with Kim Williams, Chief Innovation Officer for the Metro Transit Authority for Harris County. She’s worked in California, Washington, D.C. and Beijing but today, she is in charge of METRO’s “idea factory”. She looks for the latest and greatest developments in transportation and figures out how to make them work for the Houston area. They talk about how the rise of Uber and Lyft pushed public transit to innovate, public-private partnerships, the biggest challenges that come with working in transit, her vision for the future of cities, and the move towards more people-centered transportation.

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