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Planning for Connected and Automated Vehicles

This session presents the impact of connected and automated vehicle technologies on transportation planning viewed from both a national and regional perspective.
Learning Objectives
  • Understand the issues and challenges being discussed in the ongoing national dialogue on how to better prepare for the deployment of connected and automated vehicles
  • Describe how the driving public perceives and understands the benefits of autonomous vehicles
  • Better understand considerations for integrating the operation of connected and automated vehicles into existing infrastructure
Facilitator:
Jennifer Alford, City Traffic Engineer, City of Westerville, OH
Speakers:
  • Special Considerations for Deploying CAV and Smart Cities
    Steve Johnson, Connected Vehicle Program Manager, HNTB, Odessa, FL; John Meeks, Dean of Vocational and Workforce Development Programs, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
  • Automated Vehicles: Outcomes from the World’s Largest Annual Symposium
    Katherine Kortum, Senior Program Officer, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC; Mark Norman, Director, Development & Strategic Initiatives, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC
  • Public Understanding of Autonomous Vehicles Functionality and Perceived Benefits
    Leon Villavicencio, Analyst, AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, Washington, DC; Tara Kelley-Baker, Data and Information Group Leader; AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, Washington DC
  • Impacts of Dedicated CAV Lanes on I-270 in Maryland
    Raj Paradkar, Senior Project Manager, Kimley-Horn, Reston, VA; Kavita Boddu, Traffic Engineer, Jacobs, Herndon, VA