Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Automated vehicles

Are AV Manufacturers Prepared for Cyber Attacks?

As technology becomes increasingly coupled with personal and commercial vehicles, cyber security concerns have increased among the general public, OEMs, and policy makers.  On July 24th, The Wilson Center brought together experts in the field for a panel on Security and The Connected Vehicle, which covered connected vehicle (CV) and automated vehicle (AV) cyber security. The event highlighted the lack of preparedness of the auto industry to protect against cyber attacks, the inevitable insecurity of AV technology, and the importance of maintaining focus on this critical element of new mobility options.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 11, 2018

Wednesday, June 13 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing to examine innovation and America’s infrastructure, focusing on the effects of emerging autonomous technologies on America’s roads and bridges – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.

Infrastructure Week: Planning for a Resilient Future

May 18, 2018 – Planning for and building resilient infrastructure can minimize life-cycle costs if changes in technology, security threats, and transportation/land use patterns are all taken into account in the larger context of climate change and population shifts.

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on the FAST Act’s motor carrier provisions (witness list  here) – 10:00 a.m., 2167 Rayburn.

The Tesla Distraction, and How to Overcome It

April 27, 2018 — I hope that Tesla, the car company, is ultimately successful. But for transportation policymakers, the bursting of the Tesla hype bubble is an opportunity to refocus on the real, challenging tasks at hand.

FHWA, FTA, MARAD Defend FY19 Budget Request

April 27, 2018 – The heads (or acting heads) of the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, and the Maritime Administration defended their agency’s fiscal 2019 budget requests before the House Appropriations Committee yesterday.

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