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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Robots

Get Ready for Sidewalk Robots – Challenges and Opportunities

“We are not ready for sidewalk robots,” exclaims Harmonize Mobility”s Bern Grush in the above interview. Grush is qualified to make this statement as he is leading the efforts to standardize the curb interface for autonomous vehicles. It is important to note that in the context of the above conversation, autonomous vehicle means everything from […]

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

Making Driverless Happen – The Road Forward

“It’s time to hit the start button,” is Fred Fishkin’s succinct way of summarizing the next steps in the Smart Driving Car journey. Fiskin, along with the LA Times’ Russ Mitchell co-produced the final session of the 2021 Smart Driving Car Summit, Making It Happen – Part 2. This 16th and final session in this […]

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Designing for Autonomous Accessibility

“Our focus is on making sure that transportation of all kinds is available for people with disabilities and older adults and their caregivers,” explains Carol Wright Kenderdine, Co-Director of the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC). A joint venture of the Easterseals and the U.S. D.O.T.’s Federal Transit Administration, the NADTC works with transit […]

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Artists, Accessibility and Autonomous Vehicles – Part 2 #AVS18

A long-time proponent of autonomous taxis, Princeton Professor Dr Alain Kornhauser discusses a potential downside for this future mobility as a service offering. Speaking at the AVS18 Symposium, Kornhauser warns that operators will need to account for how people treat property they don’t own. In the above video, he provides many examples of graffiti-covered public […]

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Next Generation Shared Transport in Las Vegas and Beyond #CES2018

Will shared rides be part of the future of autonomous vehicles? Navya believes the answer is yes, as autonomous, connected, electric and shared was the premise behind their demonstrations at International CES2018. Since late 2017, Navya has been supplying the vehicles for the AAA-sponsored, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and Keolis North America (Keolis)-operated […]

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