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January 14, 2021

The US Department of Transportation released the Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP), which outlines the department’s robust multimodal strategy to promote collaboration and transparency, modernize the regulatory environment, and prepare the transportation system for the safe integration of Automated Driving Systems (ADS) ...

January 11, 2021

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the expansion of the Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST) Initiative from a pilot to a full program ...

November 12, 2020

Many transportation companies recognize AI as a game-changing technology, however some barriers to adoption still exist. As adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in the transportation industry continues to slowly grow, Gartner recommends that transportation CIOs follow a four-step process to ensure success with AI projects ...

October 22, 2020

From near-instantaneous traffic updates to alerts when another vehicle stops short or violates a red light, new and proliferating wireless sources of real-time information have begun to revolutionize the driving experience and represent the building blocks of a safer and better transportation environment ...

October 01, 2020

Singapore, London, Stockholm, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam are the top ranked cities in the 2020 Urban Mobility Readiness Index compiled by the Oliver Wyman Forum. They earned these ratings because of infrastructure, innovation, and focus on preparedness ...

September 10, 2020

Motorists using active driving assistance systems, which combine vehicle acceleration with braking and steering, tend to overlook safety limitations when the branding and marketing used to sell it suggest an "automated" driving experience, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety ...

August 27, 2020

On average, Americans lost 99 hours a year due to congestion, costing them nearly $88 billion in 2019, an average of $1,377 per year, according to the 2019 Global Traffic Scorecard developed by INRIX ...

August 06, 2020

AAA automotive researchers found that over the course of 4,000 miles of real-world driving, vehicles equipped with active driving assistance systems experienced some type of issue every 8 miles, on average. Researchers noted instances of trouble with the systems keeping the vehicles tested in their lane and coming too close to other vehicles or guardrails ...

July 23, 2020

New automated vehicle technology will help freight truck companies transport consumer goods in a more fuel-efficient way, reducing transportation costs and emissions and boosting highway safety thanks to always-on automatic emergency braking. But these gains can only happen if states update old laws against following too closely, according to a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) ...

July 16, 2020

Despite substantial recent progress by the industry, fully automated driving systems that have no safety driver onboard will take at least a decade to deploy over large areas, even in regions with favorable weather and infrastructure, according to a new research brief from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future ...

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