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Reimagining Public Transit

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Dec 14, 2018 · 4 min read
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Imagine a city ten times the size of London, whose population is twice the state of California. It’s difficult to wrap your head around it since nothing like it exists today. But that is exactly what Lagos, Nigeria is set to become.


Public Transit of the Future

Ryan Popple is the President and CEO of Proterra, a startup that designs and produces electric buses. Ryan worked at Tesla in the early days and was a partner at Kleiner Perkins where he led cleantech investments in mobility and transportation.

“If we crack the code on a city being a sustainable place for humans to thrive, our impact on the planet will be significantly lower than it is today.”

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…In two generations, Lagos grew 100-fold, from under 200,000 inhabitants to 20 million today, one of the five largest cities in the world.


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