2022 Expert Outlook on Getting Around
17 Dec 2021
2022 Expert Outlook on Getting Around

How is transport aiding equity? What is the future of clean mobility? And why are people hesitant about automation? In this part of the 2022 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about the ways in which people move around their built environments and how they are changing.

David Levinson

Prof. David Levinson teaches at the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney, where he leads TransportLab and the Transport Engineering research group and directs the Master of Transport. His research interests span transport, including engineering, design, policy, planning, geography, and economics. His most recent research emphasises transport-land use interactions, accessibility, and transport system evolution.

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Claudia Adriazola-Steil is the director of health and road safety at the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, where she focuses on the intersection of sustainable mobility, climate change, public health and equity.

Greg Lindsay

Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is the director of applied research at NewCities and director of strategy at its mobility offshoot, CoMotion. He is also a non-resident senior fellow of the Atlantic Council’s foresight, strategy, and risks initiative and a senior fellow of MIT’s Future Urban Collectives Lab. He’s been cited as an expert on the future of cities, technology, and mobility by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, USA Today, CNN, NPR, and the BBC.

Sophie Robinson

Sophie Robinson is a behavioural analyst for Canvas8. With a background in anthropology, she’s experienced in understanding the cultural mechanisms that shape the world. When not working, she’s making documentaries for her MA programme or wild swimming.

Sabrina Faramarzi

Sabrina Faramarzi is an international journalist, trend analyst, and data storyteller. Her work explores patterns across sociocultural phenomena through a future-focused lens, with an interest in new media development and storytelling innovations. Faramarzi has worked and written for publications such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Vogue Business, Wired, and VICE, and has helped brands such as Google, Meta, Airbnb, Lush, Tempur, Regus, and GSK to create relevant content for their audiences. She founded Dust in Translation, a boutique creative storytelling agency helping organisations build and produce innovative, data-driven content and communications strategies.