Save The Date!! April 28 in Portland– 21st Century Transportation: Shared and Driverless Vehicles, E-Bikes and their Implications for a Smart Growth Economy in Maine

The future of transportation is not as far away as you think…and it may look a lot different than you’re expecting. Join us from 8 to 10 am on April 28 for a GrowSmart Maine breakfast forum on how technology and the sharing economy is changing transportation both urban and rural.

Non-profit Car Sharing is going strong in Burlington, Vermont. Come listen to Annie Bourdon, Executive Director of CarShare Vermont, and talk about how we can make this happen in Maine!

Can e-bikes make Portland flat? The popularity of e-bikes is growing in Europe and the US. What would it mean to increase their popularity in Portland? COME TRY ONE OUT!

It’s really happening! Driverless cars and the Hyperloop seem like the stuff of sci-fi but they are both actually in production! Come learn more…Registration opens soon!

And don’t forget our other upcoming forums:

May – Project Canopy: The Benefits of Street Trees – Location TBD

June – Urgency of Growth: Pressure and Policy as Portland Prospers – Portland

June – Passive Energy Workforce Housing – Brewer

July – Arts & Culture as Economic Motivators – Waterville

August — Smart Growth Summer Tour!

September — Coastal Resilience & Sea Level Rise — Rockland

November — Making Headway In Your Community Workshop – Augusta