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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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Regulatory

U.S. Small Business Administration: Government’s “Best Kept Secret”

“Don’t be afraid to question underlying standard procedures.” This was part of the message delivered by Michael Hershey, Associate Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration during his address to the American Cable Association’s 25th Annual Summit in Washington, D.C. on March 21st. The message could apply to both federal regulators, as well as […]

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Regulatory

FCC Commissioners Talk USF, Infrastructure at ACA Summit

Federal Communications Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly participated in a panel discussion at the American Cable Association’s 25th Annual Summit. Broadband infrastructure and the Universal Service Fund (USF) were major topics of conversation. Held in Washington, D.C. on March 21, the session was moderated by Tina Pidgeon, the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs […]

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Broadband Regulatory

Rural Broadband PPP Infrastructure Opportunities

The following is the transcript of an interview with Ross Lieberman, SVP of Government Affairs for the American Cable Association, at NCTC’s WEC18 conference in San Antonio. Lieberman talks about barriers to rural broadband and opportunities for various public-private partnerships to speed broadband deployment in hard-to-serve areas. Viodi: Tell us about ACA’s broadband infrastructure plan […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Governments vs Technology | Pro-Active vs Non-Active – Road to Revolution

In the suddenly fast changing mobility space, technology is sometimes secondary to the pace of government action in terms of the introduction of new features and services. In his drawing below, Michael Vernon Robinson provides a synopsis of some of the more significant legislative attitudes and responses to these changes. He also compares and contrasts proactive and non-active […]

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