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    I recently had the opportunity to attend the Micromobility America conference in San Francisco. In this episode, I’m doing a recap of the event with my friend Jonah Bliss, who also helped organize the conference. We’ll cover some conference highlights, the conference’s COVID protocols, new, interesting start-up companies, and more. 

    Intro to Jonah Bliss

    • Early employee of mobility companies
    • Curbivore co-founder
    • Mobility consultant
    • Friend of the pod!

    Conferences Post 2019

    Hot Topics at Micromobility

    • Scooters!
    • Good, healthy number of new companies on the start-up side
    • Intersection of cities +  micromobility
    • Encouraging people to use scooters to take more short trips

    Conference in the Future

    • 1-2 panels on disagreements – bring in people who disagree about certain topics
    • Choose topics that do have multiple viewpoints
    • Not set up to be combative, but to provide differing perspectives

    Best Parts of the Conference

    • Seeing people again!
    • Camaraderie about a topic everyone felt excited about
    • The ferry ride!
    • Inspiration for the upcoming Curbivore conference!

    Outro

    • Big thanks to Jonah for coming on the podcast with me!
    • Big thanks to the Micromobility team as well
    • Well-organized and curated event

    Show Notes

    Harry Campbell

    Harry Campbell

    I'm Harry, the owner and founder of The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast. I used to be a full-time engineer but now I'm a rideshare blogger! I write about my experience driving for Uber, Lyft, and other services and my goal is to help drivers earn more money by working smarter, not harder.