Experts anticipate that within a decade or two, autonomous vehicles may well make up the majority of cars and trucks on the roads. How can the Washington region ensure that autonomous vehicles have a positive effect on safety, congestion, pollution, and sprawl instead of a negative one?
DCST has been convening experts from government, advocacy, and industry with business groups and other stakeholders to study the likely impacts of AVs on our region and make recommendations for public policy on issues such as safety, land use, sharing, testing, and more.
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Congress is poised to take away many of the potential tools cities and states could use to shape the way automatic vehicles affect our transportation networks. Please ask your senators (if you have some) to give this issue more study and deliberation.