Public consultation on AVs is open. “The input gathered from this public consultation will feed into a new policy Recommendation to be adopted by end of 2018/ beginning of 2019.
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London’s plan for reducing road fatalities (and serious injuries) is all about road speed, junctions, and driver behaviour. (BBC
Rennes University is embedding a autonomous shuttle into its public transport fleet. (Smart Cities World
How Uber and Lyft are undermining Airport revenue from parking and car rental companies. This trend will continue as self-driving cars are brought into the mix.
The Politics of it All:
The Wall Street Journal discusses the political roadblocks that have halted trials, test and policies being brought forward in the US. (WSJ
The city is hosting a trial of 1,200 connected vehicles and intersections - AECOM will be “developing statewide standards for connected and autonomous vehicles so results can be replicated.
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On the Road:
The UK Government is supporting three AV trials by 2021, with London and Edinburgh at the centre. Funding for the projects comes from a £25m Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Intelligent Mobility Fund grant. (Gov.UK