Advancing Automated and Connected Vehicles

Policy and Planning Strategies for State and Local Transportation Agencies

Published in: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 845 (2017). doi: 10.17226/24872

Posted on RAND.org on September 14, 2017

by Johanna Zmud, Ginger Goodin, Maarit Moran, Nidhi Kalra, Eric Thorn

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 845: Advancing Automated and Connected Vehicles: Policy and Planning Strategies for State and Local Transportation Agencies assesses policy and planning strategies at the state, regional, and local levels that could influence private-sector automated vehicle (AV) and connected vehicle (CV) choices to positively affect societal goals. The report aims to assist agencies with exploring actions that might increase the likelihood that AV and CV technologies will have beneficial impacts on traffic crashes, congestion, pollution, land development, and mobility (particularly for older adults, youths under the age of 16, and individuals with disabilities).

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