Issue / Automated Vehicles

Three Takeaways from NTSB’s Preliminary Report on the First Fatal Automated Vehicle Crash

May 31, 2018 Two months after the fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona involving an Uber test vehicle in self-driving mode, the National...

Risk Assessment of Automated Vehicles: House Hearing on the Future of Insurance and AVs

May 24, 2018 Today, the safety risks associated with operating motor vehicles are so high that drivers are required to obtain some...

Infrastructure Week: Planning for a Resilient Future

May 18, 2018 The Oxford English Dictionary defines resiliency as, “1. The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties;...

Guest Op-Ed: Do We Need to Upgrade from “Informed Consent” to “Informed Risk” with Autonomous Vehicles?

Recent events, including the testimony of Facebook’s CEO on Capitol Hill discussing how consumer provided data is used for profit,...

Infrastructure Week: Panel Discusses Bridging the Gap Between Transportation and Healthcare in the DC Region

May 18, 2018 According to research conducted by the Transportation Research Board’s Transit Cooperative Research Program, 3.6...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 21, 2018

Tuesday, May 22 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Highways and Transit – subcommittee hearing on the...

The Tesla Distraction, and How to Overcome It

April 27, 2018 Tesla has been under intense scrutiny for the past few weeks. With another round of missed production targets for its...

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...

Trump to Nominate Heidi King for NHTSA Administrator

April 6, 2018 The White House last night announced that President Trump will nominate Heidi King to be Administrator of the National...

Managing transportation infrastructure in the digital age

It is an exciting time in the transportation industry. Never before have we seen technology revolutionize transportation systems so...

Op-Ed: How Los Angeles is Adapting Urban Mobility for our Digital Age

Los Angeles rose with the age of the automobile, and the city embraced it. We designed our entire urban landscape with it in mind and...

FY18 Omnibus: Transportation Safety Programs Include AV Research

March 22, 2o18 Surface transportation safety programs received significant funding increases in the fiscal 2018 omnibus...

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