Fred Jones – 22 March 2017

Fred Jones, Head of Cities at Uber, delivered a Bristol Distinguished Address Series lecture entitled "More people in fewer cars".

More people in fewer cars

Fred Jones at UWE

Fred Jones outlined how Uber’s mission to have 'transport as reliable as running water to everyone everywhere' was bringing the future of urban mobility to cities faster.~

He explained that Uber are working on reducing congestion, pollution and the amount of land used for parking facilities through a number of initiatives worldwide.

Fred added that Uber are working with local authorities to provide more accessibility services, as well as providing data to city planners to develop transport policies and future planning. Fred concluded that their data can be used to see where the sharp breaking areas are, as well as pot holes in the road.

Podcast

Listen to Fred Jones's talk.

Exclusive pre-address interview

Watch Fred's pre-address interview. You can find a transcript of this interview on the Business West website.

Pictures and further coverage of the event can be found on the South West Business website.

Join in on social media

Discuss this event on Twitter using the hashtag #BristolLectures.