A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

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As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we’ll be featuring a new TED Talk focused on cities, community issues or local government. With Infrastructure Week just around the corner, this week’s talk centers on roads and transportation.

Bill Ford is a car guy — his great-grandfather was Henry Ford, and he grew up inside the massive Ford Motor Co. So when he worries about cars’ impact on the environment, and about our growing global gridlock problem, it’s worth a listen. His vision for the future of mobility includes “smart roads,” even smarter public transport, and going green like never before.

Paul Konz headshotAbout the Author: Paul Konz is the Senior Editor at the National League of Cities.