2020 Transportation Summit & Expo


2020 Transportation Summit and Expo


Transportation Solutions Concepts presented by Walton County

The Seaside Institute sponsored and hosted the 2020 Transportation Summit and Expo. The event included a one day “Summit” meeting to discuss and review the transportation solutions concepts presented by Walton County. The Summit was followed by a two day Expo, hosting vendors, cars and an autonomous vehicle that attendees could ride.

By The Numbers:

Three Days - Two Events - Thirteen Concepts - Five Speakers
48 Cars - One Autonomous Vehicle - Seven Vendors - 450 Riders - One Goal

80 people including experts, county staff and community members, registered and attended the summit/workshop.

A summary and paper will be submitted to Walton County as part of their mobility plan presented to the Board of County Commissioners.

BEEP, Beach Trolley, Pedego, Electric Cart Company, Porsche, Walton County, Tesla participated exhibiting alternative forms of transportation


  • Spent one week preparing for the Expo

  • Conducted more than 60 demonstration trips with more than 450 public riders

  • GPS Mapping secured the route

Beach Trolley-

  • Displayed its Trolley that has now begun operations along 30A

  • Electric Cart Company

  • Displayed a total of 4 vehicles and included a 12 passenger “bus"


  • Displayed electric bikes with attendees testing them all weekend.

Porsche of Destin-Displayed 3- 2020 vehicles

  • Taycan, Cayenne Hybrid, 911


  • Joined the Expo on Saturday and displayed two new cars

Walton County

  • Displayed the 13 road change concepts for the 30A  Corridor

Car Owners Clubs

  • 3 Car Owners Clubs participated on Saturday

  • Mercedes- 6 cars  (National Car Club President was in attendance)

  • Tesla- 4 cars     (Car Club President was in attendance)

  • Porsche- 27 cars

The energy and excitement of the activities were felt with a fun and enjoyable time for all.