RAND Expert to Testify Before Congress on the Future of Autonomous Vehicles


RAND autonomous vehicle expert Nidhi Kalra will testify before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. She will speak about “Challenges and Approaches to Realizing Autonomous Vehicle Safety and Mobility Benefits.”


Kalra will discuss:

  • the future of autonomous vehicles and how policies can shape that future
  • what policymakers can do to promote the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles
  • how autonomous vehicles can improve mobility for Americans who currently may have limited mobility.


10:00 a.m. E.T., Thursday, May 18, 2017


2358-A Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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