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POLICYSMART 39: Autonomous and Connected Trucks and Fleets with ATA’s Ross Froat

Long haul. Regional, local and logistical delivery. Truck drivers and the general public.  Autonomous, connected, and new mobility platforms are taking center stage in trucking companies large and small.  Ross Froat, Director of Engineering and Information Technology at the American Trucking Associations, talks about how these new technologies are front-and-center for an industry that brings […]

POLICYSMART 38: How Do You Get the Public to Engage in New Mobility’s Promises of Change?

Upending the status quo. That’s a given with new mobility. How do local and state governments work with manufacturers and product and service providers in helping the public both understand and become engaged in the promises of change? We spoke with Claudia Bilotto, WSP’s transportation and infrastructure area manager for the city of Atlanta at […]

POLICYSMART 37: MCity, A Mock City – Testing Grounds for AV

Mcity. It may be a mock city proving ground for connected and autonomous vehicles but what is taking place there, and around Ann Arbor, is making the use of these technologies real, including a new testing system for evaluating the safety of autonomous vehicles. Carrie Morton is Deputy Director of this amazing research facility and […]

POLICYSMART 36: The Role of Insurance in New Mobility at SXSW with Don Civgin of Allstate

How is the insurance industry playing a role in the deployment of connected, autonomous and new mobility systems? Don Civgin, President of Service Businesses at Allstate Corporation, is on a mission to make sure the traditional players in this field know that Allstate through its spin-off Arity is ready to be a critical player in making […]

POLICYSMART 35: Finding Solutions to Your Transportation Woes with Dr. Susan Shaheen of UC-Berkeley, a Transportation Research Pioneer

How can transportation care for the elderly? Will there ever be a convenient solution for that distance from your house to a public transit station? How much do our own behaviors influence AI? Dr. Susan Shaheen is a pioneer in transportation and she was thinking about connected and autonomous mobility long before it was front […]

POLICYSMART 34: The Future of Privacy with Lauren Smith, Policy Counsel at the Future of Privacy Forum

The Future of Privacy? Isn’t that the question, as we get closer to the promises of new mobility systems driving transportation? Lauren Smith, with the Future of Privacy Forum, who deals with the policy of all things private and not so private when it comes to data, joined us as she had just finished a […]

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