Time for Autonomous Vehicles to Disrupt Transportation Planning

By: Eno Center for Transportation

https://www.enotrans.org/article/time-autonomous-vehicles-disrupt-transportation-planning/

Autonomous Vehicles

This blog post considers how autonomous vehicles can impact transportation planning and highlights a gap in transportation planning and technological developments. It presents ways that autonomous vehicles can affect society, including changing demands for infrastructure, quicker inter-city travel, and the possibility of increasing sprawl. It concludes by encouraging further analysis of how AV will impact transportation networks and by supporting inclusion of AV in transportation reauthorization bills and long-range transportation plans.