Roads, Rails & Rides

Episodes

The Role of Rideshare in Bringing Back Downtowns

Since the spring and the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, downtown areas across the country have seen mass exoduses and a reduction in foot traffic from residents who did stay. So, how do cities bring visitors back to downtown to shop, eat and support local businesses? In the latest episode of Roads, Rails & Rides, host Jeb […]

Transforming Transportation in Africa with Electric Vehicles: Roads, Rails & Rides

  The transition to electric vehicles includes considerable transformation. The automobile industry, although innovative, has been stuck in its dependence on gasoline. As countries around the world begin to change the way they think about cars, Spencer Korankye is leading the effort in Ghana, Africa. “EV for Africa is about easy, accessible electric vehicles. There […]

Breaking Down the Newest Innovations in Transportation: Roads, Rails and Rides

It has been five months since the COVID-19 pandemic has created a tidal wave of public and private policy shifts which dictate how humans go about their everyday lives. Many of our daily activities, once thought of as normal, have been upended with no certainty to be considered “normal” again. In this latest episode of […]

How Technology is Advancing Freight Rail: Roads, Rails and Rides

In this latest episode of Roads, Rails & Rides, we step away from the movement of people for a moment to learn about advances in the movement of goods. Host, Jeb Morris, sits down with Mike Rush, Senior Vice President – Safety and Operations for the Association of American Railroads (AAR), to discuss the various […]

The Future of Electric Propulsion in Mobility: Roads, Rails and Rides

  In the latest episode of Roads, Rails, & Rides, host Jeb Morris sat down with, Masato Inoue, CEO of INOUE Design & Consulting, Professor at Institute D’Arte e Design (IAAD) in Torino Italy and Founder of Green Mobility Partners. Previously, Inoue was the Design Director for the first generation of the Nissan LEAF, making him a preeminent voice in electric vehicle design. […]

The Role of Digital Innovation in Autonomous Driving Design: Roads, Rails, & Rides

  In this latest episode of Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris sits down with, Professor Dr. Wolfgang Gruel, Co-Director and Founder at the Institute for Mobility and Digital Innovation in Stuttgart Germany. The conversation addresses the challenges faced by automakers, how digital innovation aids development, and what the future might look like as […]

Creating The Technology that Powers Self-Driving Platforms: Roads, Rails, & Rides

  In this latest episode of Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris sits down with, Robert Day, Director of Autonomous Vehicles at ARM. Our conversation starts with just what ARM is and how their technology touches our everyday lives. More specifically, how their technology is making autonomous vehicle concepts into a reality. Robert breaks […]

Exploring the History of Rails in the US: Roads, Rails, & Rides

  In this latest episode of Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris sits down with Jessica Woods, Museum Manager of the Interurban Railway Museum. While most of this show’s content is directed towards the newest innovation driving advances in the transportation industry, it is important to understand the history of how we have gotten […]

The Impact of the First Deliberate Shutdown of the NYC Subway System: Roads, Rails, & Rides

  For the first time since New York City began running 24-hour subway service, the city has completely shut down the entire subway system as a result of COVID-19. This is unprecedented, as, even during some of the most extreme weather events in recent memory, such as the blizzard of 2015, trains kept running. In this episode […]

Innovation Driving Transportation: Roads, Rails, & Rides

    This week on Roads, Rails, & Rides host Jeb Morris connects with Iain Bitrain, Executive Director of ISPIM, to discuss global innovation in the transportation industry, what cities are doing the best job, and what the future looks like amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ISPIM is a leader in bringing some of the most […]

The Future of Dallas Transportation: Roads, Rails, & Rides

  Today, on the second episode of MarketScale’s Roads, Rails & Rides—a video series on the transit tech and trends that move us—host Jeb Morris sits down with Dustin Bullard, the Vice President of Planning and Public Space at Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI), to discuss the past, present and future of the city’s commuter transit […]