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July 31, 2017 5:26 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Walking and Bicycling in an Automated Future (Part I)

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is hosting a free webinar series to bring together researchers, practitioners, advocates, policy makers, and industry leaders to think critically about the ways in which automated and connected vehicles may impact pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility, and how cities can remain or become safe and vibrant places for walking and bicycling as the revolution in vehicle automation continues.


Part I: The Promise and Challenges of Automated Technologies
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time


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Industry-leading experts from Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute, VTTI’s Center for Vulnerable Road User Safety, and Charles River Analytics will share the latest in connected and automated technologies, and describe the challenges and potential for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility through these innovations. A facilitated discussion will follow.


Part II: Policies to Prepare for an Automated Future
Thursday, August 31, 2017

1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time


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In this webinar, speakers will discuss policy issues and tools that can guide the evolution of automated vehicles in a way that supports vibrant, multimodal communities. Hear perspectives from the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), academics from UC-Davis’s National Center for Sustainable Transportation, practitioners from Sam Schwartz Engineering, and city staff leading the Portland, OR Smart Autonomous Vehicles Initiative (SAVI). Ask questions and share your own ideas in a facilitated discussion afterward.

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