Planning for Autonomous Vehicles?

APA Georgia Chapter


Thursday, September 28, 2017
2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. CDT

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With autonomous vehicles entering the market place, this emerging technology has the potential to significantly impact on our communities. This session will explore what we as a profession are doing to prepare for it, and when it will likely become a reality of everyday life.


Ellen Dunham-Jones

Ellen Dunham-Jones is a professor of architecture and urban design at the Georgia Institute of Technology where she coordinates the MSUD degree. An authority on sustainable suburban redevelopment, she is co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia; Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs (Wiley: 2009, 2011, 2013). The award-winning book’s documentation of ... Read More

David Haynes

David Haynes has been with the Transportation Access and Mobility Group of the Atlanta Regional Commission since June 2001. In his current role as the Long Range Planning Manager, he is responsible for overseeing development of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan for the 20 county Atlanta metropolitan planning area and ... Read More

Jim Summerbell

Jim Summerbell, AICP, is the President-Elect of the Georgia Planning Association. He is a Planning Consultant with Jacobs with over 30 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors. He has extensive experience in preparing and implementing comprehensive plans, small area master plans, land development regulations, and ... Read More

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