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Jeffrey Thomashow: The Future of Mobility in New York City

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Jeffrey Thomashow is an impact-focused entrepreneur driving innovative business approaches to tackle pressing urban challenges. Jeff is currently Co-Founder & CEO of HOST, a last-mile mobility company. He previously served as Director of Project Development at P3GM, a smart city company that develops new transportation projects in partnership with cities and brands. Jeff began his career at Delphos International, a DC-based boutique financial advisory firm that helps companies tap into the financial resources of the US government, foreign governments, and multilateral organizations. He holds a B.A in International Finance & Marketing and Spanish Literature from the University of Miami (FL). 

About our discussion he says, "As ride-sharing explodes in Manhattan, traffic and congestion are worsening as tens of thousands of new, gas-powered cars hit the streets and millions of new trips are taken.  This growth, coupled with years of under-investment in the subway and mass transit infrastructure, is creating a perfect, or rather imperfect storm, which is causing city traffic to grind to a near halt. HOST has begun to tap into a long-overlooked city resource, the pedicab, to introduce zero-emission vehicles, reduce traffic and congestion, and bring some good old fashioned joy into the city's transportation mix."

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