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Will the Driverless Movement Slow Due to Coronavirus?
In some ways, the slowing of the driverless movement is inevitable – since just about everything in our society is slowing (besides the purchasing of toilet paper and Purell); however, I think this is a nuanced question that needs a … Continue reading
Are Driverless Vehicles Creating Jobs?
As someone who works in the driverless technology industry, this is a question that I get asked often. Not to mention, during this Coronavirus pandemic, it’s a timely question as so many people are losing their jobs. Let’s put this … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Impacts Tagged driverless cars, driverless vehicles, jobs, self-driving car, technology, testing, waymo 2 Comments
Will Driverless Vehicles Help the Coronavirus Pandemic?
It’s fun to think that driverless vehicles could be the magical answer to this global pandemic…though that’s really not the case – at least for passenger transport. While public transit vehicles are seen as germ-carrying enclosures, driverless vehicles, in theory, … Continue reading
Do Driverless Vehicles Require Drivers?
This may seem a bit counter-intuitive, but just about every driverless vehicle deployment has at least one operator in the vehicle. This article highlights how all Uber test vehicles will have “two employees in each autonomous vehicle.” Lyft and Aptiv … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development, Government Considerations Tagged autonomous, autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, driverless vehicles, ford, gm, Lyft, regulations, sae level 5, safety, technology, testing, Uber, waymo 5 Comments
Four Reasons Public Agencies Take a Chance on Driverless Transportation
Despite making headlines on a daily basis, driverless vehicles are still a relatively nascent technology. Automakers and tech companies run tests around the world and a few cities have even ventured into true passenger operations, but the technology is far from ubiquitous. In fact, … Continue reading
Dialogue is the Path to Success
I’m happy to report that Steve Kuciemba is back with another guest blog post. Steve Kuciemba is the National Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Practice Leader for WSP USA. The other day I was asked by a public agency client … Continue reading
Driverless Vehicles News….and the Lack Thereof
Despite the fact that driverless vehicles continue to make headlines, I must admit that the “news” hasn’t really been new! States continue to consider new legislation around driverless vehicles. Pilots continue to pop up around the world. Academic institutions continue … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development Tagged driverless cars, gartner, hype cycle, media, news, technology, technology hype cycle, testing 4 Comments
AV Pilots: Policy, Funding, and Partnerships are Happening!
Pilots, pilots, and more pilots! This is an exciting time in the driverless vehicle world because we’re starting to see Level 3 and 4 automated vehicles being piloted in many different settings around the world (e.g., Japan, Pittsburgh, Singapore, and … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development, Uncategorized Tagged automated vehicles, driverless, partnerships, pilots, self-driving car, technology, testing, USDOT 3 Comments
Additional Federal Driverless Policy Reflections
Having now read the United States federal driverless vehicle policy in detail, I continue to be impressed. The policy document has clear guidance for safety standards and it clearly delineates a boundary between federal and state’s regulatory responsibilities. It also … Continue reading
The Driverless Car Progression
I’ve been thinking more about the progression, or steps, necessary to see full autonomous vehicle deployment in our society. I believe the private sector, including automakers, Google, and now maybe Apple (?) have the motivation and competition necessary to move … Continue reading
Posted in Driverless Car Development Tagged Apple, autonomous vehicles, driverless car, Google, integration, Lyft, testing, Uber Leave a comment