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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Driverless Lessons from the Sunshine State to the Garden State

“The interesting thing about this [autonomous vehicle] technology is that it has enormous potential for improving quality of life.” With that statement, Princeton Professor Alain Kornhauser set the stage for the penultimate session of the Smart Driving Car Summit, Making It Happen – Part 1. With a line-up of political leaders, this panel looked at […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Empathy –> Trust –> Human-Centric Autonomous Mobility Design

To create successful mobility solutions, one must be willing to empathetically listen to all people and in locations that are convenient for them. This is one of the insights of Henry Greenidge, moderator of the 3/18/21 Smart Driving Car Summit panel, Human-centered Design of Safe and Affordable Driverless Mobility.  As the founder of OurMobileFuture, a […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Safety First at the “Fully” Smart Driving Car Summit*

It is important to distinguish between those features that enhance safety versus those that provide safety and convenience is how Princeton’s Dr. Alain Kornhauser set the stage for the Smart Driving Car Summit session, Incentivizing Through Regulation. Regulations must ensure that the comfort features, such as Automatic Cruise Control (ACC), do not degrade safety. He […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Memories of the Past Reflect the Future of Driverless

Although the title. Finally Doing It, sounds like a 1970s B-movie, the latest session of the Smart Driving Car Summit featured superstars of the autonomous vehicle world and blockbuster content on that topic. And hearkening back to the decade of stagflation, when another nascent technology was on the verge of hitting the mainstream, the fight […]

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Cutting Edge, Automated Mobility at the Oldest National Park & Beyond

Mobility as an amenity is one way to characterize Beep’s autonomous transportation service. To paraphrase Princeton’s Dr. Kornhauser, Beep’s service is like a horizontal elevator connecting buildings spread out over a given area. In a sense, what Beep is offering is an extension of its sponsors’ customer experience. These are just a few takeaways from […]

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