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Uber Partners with D.C. on the Future of Urban Mobility | AFRO Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi made his first trip to Washington, D.C. memorable. Clad in a pink dress shirt and pocket square, a seeming nod to DC’s popular Cherry Blossom season, the 48-year-old executive from Iran unleashed a series of announcements bound to change the landscape of mobility in the District.

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At the future site of Uber’s Greenlight Hub in the East River Park Shopping Center on Minnesota Avenue, the former head of Expedia joined Mayor Muriel Bowser and Stephen Goldsmith of the Harvard Kennedy School for a conversation on the future of mobility moderated by Robert Puentes President and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation.


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