National Shared Mobility Summit Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Fears

Planning conferences are among the events experiencing the effects of Coronavirus mitigation measures.

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March 10, 2020, 11:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell

Chicago, Illinois

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Mary Wisniewski reports: "Adding to the growing list of large Chicago events canceled due to concerns over the new coronavirus, the 2020 National Shared Mobility Summit, a conference on transportation issues, will not go forward next week."

The event had been planned for March 17-19 in Chicago, according to the article. The event was planned by the Chicago-base Shared-Use Mobility Center and was expected to attract attendees from all over the country. The Shared-Use Mobility Center tells Wisniewski that plans to hold virtual sessions are being finalized.

A string of events have been cancelled in Chicago, with 11 confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in the state of Illinois. Another high-level event with planning-related events, South by Southwest, was cancelled earlier this month.

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