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

Who

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.”

What

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.

When

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

Where

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

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