The Santa Fe-ing of America?

December 6, 2006 (Wednesday) / 5:00 pm6:30 pm

200 College Hall, Penn campus

The Santa Fe-ing of America?

Impact of Transportation Technology on Cities

Joel Garreau

Author and Correspondent, The Washington Post

Best-selling author of Radical Evolution and Edge City, Joel Garreau asks, "Is there any future of any kind for cities?" Will broadband technology allow us to retire to our own personal mountaintop, lured down to the flatlands only to breed? Or is the Web already creating new urban winners and losers, reshaping cities around the world even more rapidly and dramatically than did the automobile, the jet plane, and the railroad?