In Ghana, women don’t ride bicycles. In China, chauffeured private cars are status symbols. In Morocco, many commuters don’t have credit cards. What’s an Uber driver to do? These are the sort of challenges hundreds of global transportation planners and analysts, government bureaucrats, and entrepreneurs pondered last month in Leipzig, Germany, during the International Transport Forum. The three-day gathering offered vital lessons to anyone eager to capitalize on the rise of open data, ride-sharing, autonomous cars, and more.