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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Two Peas in a PodCar – Brief Overview of Podcar City 2019

It is important to build autonomous transportation systems that meet the needs of individuals while reducing congestion and pollution by sharing vehicles is the message from Princeton Professor Dr. Alain Kornhauser. Reflecting on day 1 of the Podcar City 2019 Conference, Kornhauser emphasized that whether these systems are on existing roadways or, in some cases, […]

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An Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem Crash Course at Princeton

A kind of college experience compressed into 2+ days is how the SmartDrivingCars Summit could be described. Led by the affable, gracious and entertaining host Professor Alain Kornhauser on the historic and beautiful grounds of Princeton University, this two-day event was a deep dive into all things dealing with autonomous transportation, as well as adjacent […]

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Collaboratively Enabling Mobility

“How do you create a society that enables mobility and not just car ownership…and that facilitates the flow of people and goods,” asks Matt Peak, Managing Partner, Peak Strategy Partners, LLC. Peak suggests that a collaborative process involving the community is essential to improving mobility; both physical and economic. Speaking at the Driverless Cities’ Conference, Peak references […]

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Putting People First in Mobility Automation

“They don’t want to have to make false choices,” said Gabe Klein, Special Venture Partner at Fontinalis Partners. Speaking at the 2016 Automated Vehicles Symposium, Klein was referring to the idea that, with the correct implementation, automation and connectivity will help cities create better places, while improving mobility for its citizens. To get to this nirvana, it will […]

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The Book on Autonomous Cars & Land-Use #ConnectedandCharged

Will autonomous vehicles create a utopian or dystopian world? This is a question that Lauren Isaac, Manager of Sustainable Transportation – WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been thinking about for a couple of years. Her thoughts on the topic can be found on her blog and, as she explains in the above video, a guide […]