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Driverless – The VOD of Today?

It was an honor to be on the Smart Driving Car podcast with Cade Metz, Fred Fishkin, and Alain Kornhauser for a thoughtful discussion of what makes driverless different than an Internet app. Inspired by Metz’s recent New York Times article, The Costly Pursuit of Self Driving Cars Continues On and On and On, the […]

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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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Viodi View – 02/10/21

Broadband allows for the transmission of people’s thoughts, images, and voice, while transportation adds a physical presence. Obvious as this may be, it was the recent FCC filing by the United Spinal Association (U.S.A.) that made it clear how important broadband is in complementing the U.S. transportation system. Paraphrasing the U.S.A., broadband helps level the […]

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

A Culture of Safety Is AV Table Stakes

Building a culture of safety is a prerequisite to building an autonomous vehicle. That’s one conclusion from the insightful Smart Driving Car Summit panel, Safe Enough in the Operational Design Domain. The moderator for this panel, Marjory Blumenthal Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation is well versed in this topic, having recently published two reports on […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Technology – A Key Driver on the Road to No More Victims

On the eve of 2020, with the proliferation and ease of ridesharing, it is beyond sad that the number one cause of death on U.S. roadways is still drunk driving. MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) estimates that someone is injured every two-minutes and someone is killed every 51-minutes in a drunk driving crash. And it’s […]

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