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Real World Deployment and Testing of Connected and Automated Vehicles

This session presents longer term impacts of connected and automated vehicles from a deployment and research perspective and places connected and automated vehicle deployment within the larger context of Vision Zero.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe how connected and autonomous vehicles will help cities achieve Vision Zero objectives
  • Understand the steps that public agencies need to take to be better prepared for connected and autonomous vehicles
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of operating autonomous vehicles in winter weather conditions
Facilitator:
Jennifer Toth, Transportation Director / County Engineer, Maricopa County, Phoenix, AZ
Speakers:
  • Vision Zero Shapes a Mid-sized City Today for the Cars of Tomorrow
    Sheila Lynn Marquises, Senior Transportation Engineer, City of Fremont, Fremont, CA
  • Preparing for Connected and Automated Vehicles Technologies
    Alexandra Lopez, ITS Engineer, Gannett Fleming, Inc., Miami, FL
  • Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Winter Weather
    Jay Hietpas, State Traffic Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Roseville, MN; Michael Kronzer, ITS Project Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Roseville, MN
  • Automated Vehicles on Sidewalks? San Francisco‚Äôs Regulation of Delivery Robots
    Ricardo Olea, City Traffic Engineer, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco, CA