Posts tagged with "autonomous vehicles"
Technology is evolving rapidly, and will have profound effects on our transportation options, networks, and spending habits within the next few decades. Public officials need to start preparing today for an inevitable, vastly different infrastructure future due to a variety of technologies that are emerging and changing the ways we plan and develop our future roads, parking, transportation networks, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
HR Green’s Andrew (Andy) Swisher, PE, PTOE, Senior Traffic Engineer, ITE Advocacy Committee, recently wrote an article for the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) publication, the ITE Journal. In the article, Andy addresses the role of the traffic engineer in a future of automation. He shares insights from a recent meeting, hosted by the ITE Advocacy Committee, in which ITE leadership discuss the topic. During the discussion the group brought to light the myriad related topics that will be impacted with the projected connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) future envisioned by the masses.