Visiting Scholar: ZipCar Founder Robin Chase
Robin Chase, founder of ZipCar and CEO of GoLoco, traveled to Portland through OTREC’s Visiting Scholars Program. Her visit included meetings with ODOT staff about their vehicle mileage fee initiative. On Friday, March 13th, Ms. Chase presented PSU’s weekly Transportation Seminar. Her talk, entitled “How Sharing and Openness Should Play a Critical Role in Our Transportation Future,” related her experiences with car sharing to combating climate change. The webcast is available to stream, download or as an MP3. Following the seminar, OTREC sponsored a luncheon for Ms. Chase. The photo (by Dave Brook), shows (from left to right): Randy Knapick, John MacArthur, Robin Chase, Ed McNamara, Jim Whitty, Gail Achterman, George Beard, Gil Kelley, Jon Makler, Brodie Hylton.