As TransLink prepares to update Metro Vancouver’s transportation plan through to 2050, it will be convening discussions with the public around the future of how we’ll move.


Technological advances in electrification, automation and the sharing economy are converging to reshape the transportation sector. Shared micromobility is already taking many cities by storm with the rise of electric scooters and dockless bikes. How will Metro Vancouver adopt these technologies in a way that supports our quality of life?

You’ll also have an opportunity to demo an electric scooter or e-assist bike following the event.

Reserve here.


Emcee: Bowinn Ma, MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale and Parliamentary Secretary for TransLink

Opening Remarks:

  • Andrew McCurran, Strategic Planning & Policy Director, TransLink
  • Adam Hyslop, Transportation Planner, UBC Campus & Community Planning


  • Chris Schafer, Lime
  • Michael van Hemmen, Uber/Jump
  • Dr. Alex Bigazzi, UBC

Panel Discussion:

  • Chris Schafer, Lime
  • Michael van Hemmen, Uber/Jump
  • Jennifer Draper, City of North Vancouver
  • Dr. Alex Bigazzi, UBC

Electric scooter and e-assist bike demo (Robson Square Plaza)

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