May 18, 2017
Self-driving vehicles could improve public safety. They could also improve mobility for older Americans, people with disabilities, and others. How can policymakers help ensure that these benefits are realized?
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RAND addresses many of the pressing issues facing transportation planners, including how to plan for future mobility options, how to design communities to support multiple modes of transportation, and how to implement policies that advance transportation safety. Relatedly, this area of work in the IREP program of JIE explores the tradeoffs in developing infrastructure effectively and sustainably, and the challenges regarding which infrastructure investments to prioritize and how to pay for them.