Governing Technology in Transportation

Robert D. Atkinson May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

Rob Atkinson participated in an expert panel discussion on emerging transportation technologies and the future of freight at the RailxTech conference.

The discussion honed in on the rapid innovation occurring across the transportation sector, the societal and economic implications of this transformation and how policymakers can encourage innovation. The audio of the discussion is available on the Mobility Podcast.


  • Robert D. Atkinson, President, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) 
  • Jennifer Huddleston, Research Fellow, Mercatus Center 
  • Patrick Lortie, Partner & Global Rail Leader, Oliver Wyman 
  • James Ray, former Senior Advisor for Infrastructure, U.S. Department of Transportation