Session Block 2 - Autonomous Vehicles and Public Policy: How to position your agency to benefit from the coming disruption

APA California Chapter, Orange Section


Thursday, November 1, 2018
11:25 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PDT

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AVs have the potential to lead a revolution to remake the urban landscape affecting land uses and parking, government revenues, traffic congestion and many other areas of everyday life.  This session will explore the potential effects of AVs on parking demand, parking and citation revenue, and potentially vehicle sales taxes as well as potential opportunities afforded by AVs such as reuse of parking fields, road diets, opportunities for additional housing and jobs, to name a few.  How can your agency ensure it’s prepared for the future?



Chris Ganson

Confirmed Speaker

Chris Ganson was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, where he serves as technical lead on California’s transition from LOS to VMT. He previously held positions at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the World Resources Institute, and US EPA Region 9 ... Read More

Kurt Brotcke

Confirmed Speaker


Barry Curtis, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Barry Curtis, AICP is proud to serve as the Director of Economic and Development Services for the City of Costa Mesa. He’s lucky to work with a great team in overseeing the City’s Planning, Building Safety, Community Improvement, Housing and Community Development and Economic Development divisions. Prior to ... Read More

Steven Brown

Confirmed Speaker

Steven Brown, P.E. is a Senior Vice President at Fehr & Peers with 30 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering.  In addition to his 25 years of consulting experience, Steve was the Director of Transportation Planning for the City of Sacramento.  He has managed projects in eight states ... Read More

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