2018 National Planning Conference

Automated Vehicles: Effects on Urban Development

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 2:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. CDT

CM | 2.25

Activity Type: Deep Dive Sessions

Activity ID: NPC189001

Location: 210

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What You'll Learn

  • How to identify secondary impacts of automated vehicles (AVs) on land use, city and street design, parking, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity
  • How different areas of a city, from the suburbs to central-city districts, might shift with the introduction of AVs
  • How AVs will impact your community's built environment and what policy framework can best address AVs

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This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. This course contains four presentations on the effects of automated vehicles on travel behavior and traffic, urban form, street design, and development. This course addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.

Session Speakers

Gerry Tierney
San Francisco, CA

William F. Baumgardner
San Francisco, CA

Joshua Karlin-Resnick
Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates
San Francisco, CA

Nico Larco
University of Oregon
Portland, OR

William W. Riggs, AICP
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Caroline Rodier
University of California
Davis, CA