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With Dani Simons (Director, CitiBike), Nic Haggart (Lyft), Daniel Ramot (Founder/CEO, Via), Scott Kolber (CEO, Roadify), Brooke Moreland (Gett) and Dan & Eddie Jabbour (Co-founders, KickMap).
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at 06:30 PM    Cost: $5
Dev BootCamp, 48 Wall St, 15th Fl

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This month NYC Apps is partnering with LaunchLM & focusing our attention on The Next Era of Urban Transportation.

We will have a panel discussion moderated byMatthew Weinberg, Senior Project Manager, NYCEDC.Our roster of panelists will help shed some light on where their respective apps stand today, & the innovations that will help usher in the next era of urban transportation.

Special thanks to Dev Bootcamp,Swill, & Insomnia Cookiesfor sponsoring.


6:30 pm Drinks, good eats, & networking.

7:00 pm Presentations: Get a first look at the latest innovations from our curated roster of panelists.

7:45 pm Panel Discussion:"The Next Era of Urban Transportation."

8:30 pm NYC Apps After-Party.

Presentations by:

Dani Simons,Director of Marketing & External Affairs, Citi Bike

Nic Haggart,Launcher,Lyft

Nic Haggart is a Launcher at Lyft. He & his launch teammates have been on the front lines of Lyft's nationwide growth, helping to expand the company from 4 to 70 cities in just 15 months. Nic has a BS in Journalism from The University of Wisconsin - Madison. In previous lives he's been a New York City public school teacher, a professional server/bartender & a semi-professional backpacker/world-wanderer.

Daniel Ramot,Cofounder & CEO, Via

Daniel Ramot is the Cofounder & CEO of Via, a smart transit system currently being deployed throughout NYC. He is a Stanford-trained neuroscientist who prior to Via built supercomputers designed to discover new pharmaceutical drugs & developed avionic systems for F-15s & F-16s.

Scott Kolber, CEO, Roadify

Scott Kolber is CEO ofRoadify, a data platform & mobile application for transit information. Roadify makes it easy for people to find out when their bus, train, subway, etc is coming & why its late if its not there. Roadify distributes this content via its own mobile apps, 3rd party apps, websites & public signage. Roadify is currently the only company with meaningful scale that provides transit information for display in the Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) signage market-- on public screens at locations outside of stations.

Eddie Jabbour, Cofounder, KickMap

The KickMap was created by Eddie Jabbour, a principal at Kick Design in 2007. It was conceived as a communication design exercise to make the vast complexity of the NYC Subway System more comprehensible to natives & tourists alike. Posted on its own website, the KickMap quickly garnered very favorable response in the press & design blogs worldwide & prominent inclusion in eight books on mapping & information design.

Dan Jabbour, Cofounder, KickMap

Spurred by the creation of Apple's App Store in 2008, the NYC KickMap was transformed into a dynamic mobile app by Dan Jabbour of ThunkLabs. He turned the KickMap into a responsive map with an intuitive user interface that multiplied its strengths. Utilizing multi-layered maps, it presents the user with information like night service, on-map step-by-step directions, street maps & train schedules for every station location, push notification alerts, & GPS positioning.

This month's App download list:

Citi Bike:iOS/ Android

Lyft:iOS/ Android

Via:iOS/ Android

Roadify:iOS/ Android


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