2015-03-12: Bay Area 2025 Transport FuturesWhat does the 2025 Bay Area transportation future hold for us? The world’s transportation innovation center now has the US’s second worst traffic congestion, after Los Angeles. Given a myriad of colliding and conflicting change vectors--robocars, robotaxi last mile systems, mobility as a service, smartphone ridesharing, low-cost robotic van transit, electric scooters, road/parking pricing, transit improvements, state climate policy, gentrification, and voter sentiment--how will everything settle out?Bio of Steve Raney from Cities21 in Palo Alto.Commercialization analysis for Nissan and Google self-driving cars. Ultra personal rapid transit (self-driving electric vehicle transit). First patent for "smartphone ridesharing.” Principal Investigator, US EPA’s "Transforming Office Parks into Transit Villages" study. BART’s Group Rapid Transit study. Conceived Bay Area MTC’s $33M Climate Innovations Grant Program. Proposal to cut US commuting by 23% (50M tons GHG/year) was a finalist in the Sustainable Silicon Valley competition. Three masters: business, software, and transportation from Columbia, RPI, and Berkeley. Member of two Transportation Research Board committees. 18 transport papers. Led last mile transit studies for Raleigh, Austin, San Jose Airport, Palo Alto, Pleasanton, Edina, Microsoft, and Oakland Airport.