The Next Generation Mobility Challenge Winner


Net Impact, with Toyota and the Toyota Mobility Foundation, are proud to announce the winner of the 2016-2017 Next Generation Mobility Challenge: Para Pickup from the Georgia Institute of Technology. With help from Toyota’s experts, the team from Georgia Tech reimagined the future of mobility to promote equity and opportunity for some of society's most vulnerable populations. Team members will spend the summer in Plano, TX working with the Toyota Social Innovation team to build out a proposal for the Toyota Mobility Foundation. Check out the winning team and their idea below.


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Georgia Institute of Technology

Para Pickup is a subscription-based taxi service that gives wheelchair users flexibility by supplementing existing paratransit.


Team Members

Wenxin “Sally” Xia, Masters in Digital Media, Georgia Tech
Zhengyang “Kris” Weng, Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech
Pranav Nair, Masters in Industrial and Product Design, Georgia Tech
Riley Keen, Masters in Industrial Design, Georgia Tech

Georgia Institute of Technology

Para Pickup is a subscription-based taxi service that gives wheelchair users flexibility by supplementing existing paratransit.