Our Driverless Future: How Autonomous Technology Will Fundamentally Reshape Our Cities

APA Ohio Chapter


Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT

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This session will present findings on a regional and local scale, in order to outline the immediate and near-term steps needed to prepare your city for autonomous vehicles. Using a robust modeling approach, the session will explain the likely pace and location of adoption, show the places most impacted by this technology both on at city-wide and site-specific scale, and the impacts of shared-driver and owner-based models will be presented, along with the economic impacts on cities that embrace the technology early. The session will include: 1. Policy and planning approaches 2. Potential impacts on land use, land values and development - and what we should be doing to prepare 3. Potential impacts on infrastructure needs and investment, and 4. Potential economic impacts on cities, based on their ability to adapt to the new technology


Rick Stein

Confirmed Speaker

Urban Decision Group

Justin Robbins, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

As an Autonomous Vehicle Planner at HDR, Justin researches and lays the groundwork for autonomous vehicles (AVs) to move people safely and efficiently across cities and regions. Justin defines AVs as a “game changer” for urban transportation — if done properly — and works with clients to bridge the gap between the ... Read More

Jason Sudy

Confirmed Speaker

Mr. Sudy is a transportation and urban planning consultant with over twenty years of experience in the public and private sectors. He has a focused interest on the relationship between the evolution of transportation, land use, and the impacts on our infrastructure. Jason frequently speaks at local and national conferences ... Read More

Contact Info

Christine Dersi Davis, info@ohioplanning.org