Transportation

Accelerating Sustainability: Maximizing the Benefits of Connected Cars

Congress Test Drives the Toyota i-Road

April 10, 2014
Bloomberg TV’s In the loop with Betty Liu profiles the i-Road test drive presented at ITIF’s event How Technology is Reshaping the Future of Mobility.

Bloomberg TV’s In the loop with Betty Liu profiles the i-Road test drive presented at ITIF’s event How Technology is Reshaping the Future of Mobility.

How Technology is Reshaping the Future of Mobility

April 9, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave, NW
Grand Ballroom
Washington
DC
20001

Transportation is undergoing a technological transformation. Even as companies compete to introduce new and more efficient fuel technologies, increasing consumer demand for connectivity is turning the vehicle into the next mobile platform. Changing demographics and consumer behavior have inspired new mobility models, such as car-sharing and ride-sharing.

How Technology is Reshaping the Future of Mobility

Tech Solutions, Transportation Policy Can Collide

Politico
Transportation policies need to be reformed to take better advantage of new vehicle technologies.

Hearing on Funding the Nation’s Freight System

October 10, 2013
| Testimony and Filings

In a hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, Rob Atkinson argued that the U.S. freight transportation system faces major challenges and new policies are required to enhance investment and improve existing infrastructure. These include targeting investments in areas that can improve truck freight movement; creating better funding models for these investments; and ensuring that trucking pays for the full costs they impose on the system.

Snaring the Sun on a Small Scale

National Journal
A Minnesota auto-supply dealer is the last place you’d expect to find a national model for making solar power cheap and accessible.

ITIF Event Highlights the Social and Economic Case for Autonomous Vehicles

April 11, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

In reflecting on ITIF's event, Stephen Ezell wrote smart public policies and government support will be vital in ensuring nations’ pioneering positions in the deployment and adoption of autonomous vehicle technologies. Likewise, leadership will be needed from U.S. policymakers at both the federal and state levels to craft legislation and safety standards through which automated or autonomous vehicle technologies can be researched, developed, tested, and ultimately deployed.

The Social and Economic Case for Autonomous Vehicles

April 10, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Rayburn House Office Building
45 Independence Avenue Southwest
B-338
Washington
DC
20515

The advent of autonomous vehicles is poised to transform the automobile industry as profoundly as the introduction of automated manufacturing assembly lines did nearly a century ago. This event will explore the social and economic case for welcoming the arrival of autonomous vehicles and explaining how they will deliver a range of benefits. Read more »

The Social and Economic Case for Autonomous Vehicles

April 10, 2013
Exploring the social and economic case for welcoming the arrival of autonomous vehicles and explaining how they will deliver a range of benefits.

The advent of autonomous vehicles is poised to transform the automobile industry as profoundly as the introduction of automated manufacturing assembly lines did nearly a century ago. This event will explore the social and economic case for welcoming the arrival of autonomous vehicles and explaining how they will deliver a range of benefits. Read more »

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