January 13-17, 2019
Washington, D.C.
TRB 98th Annual Meeting

Findings from the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2017

Sunday, January 07, 2018, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Convention Center 2018
Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley; Jane Lappin, Toyota Research Institute, Inc., presiding
Sponsored by Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation; and Standing Committee on Intelligent Transportation Systems

This session reviews the highlights from the July 2017 Automated Vehicles Symposium for the benefit of those interested people were not able to be among the 1,500 attendees in San Francisco.  It includes updates of several of the best plenary presentations and presentations summarizing the outcomes of about half of the breakout sessions that provided more in-depth coverage of key topics related to road vehicle automation.

Overview of the 2017 Automated Vehicles Symposium
Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley; Jane Lappin, Toyota Research Institute, Inc.


Drones, Loops, and Robotaxis: A City Roadmap to Our Hyper-Uber Future
Seleta Reynolds, City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation


PEGASUS: First Steps for Safe Introduction of Automated Driving
Lutz Eckstein, RWTH Aachen University


Global Scalability of Automated Vehicles
Karl Iagnemma, nuTonomy


Automated Vehicles in the United Kingdom
Phil Blythe


Regulating Highly Automated Vehicles Under Uncertainty
Laura Fraade-Blanar, RAND Corporation


Breakout Summary: An AV Crashes; What Happens Next?
Karlyn Stanley, RAND Corporation


Breakout Summary: Reading the Road Ahead: Infrastructure Readiness
Scott Kuznicki, Transpo Group


Breakout Summary: Safety Assurance
Lutz Eckstein, RWTH Aachen University


Breakout Summary: Effects of Vehicle Automation on Energy Usage and Emissions
Avi Mersky, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center


Breakout Summary: Data-Sharing Models and Policy
Shawn Kimmel, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.


Breakout Summary: Making Automation Work for Cities
Siegfried Rupprecht, Rupprecht Consult - Forschung & Beratung GmbH


Breakout Summary: Research to Examine Behavioral Responses to Automated Vehicles
Johanna Zmud, Texas A&M Transportation Institute


Breakout Summary: Enabling Technologies for Automated Vehicles
James Misener, QUALCOMM, Inc.


Breakout Summary: After-Market Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
James Misener, QUALCOMM, Inc.


Breakout Summary: Trucking Automation Systems
Johan Engstrom, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Breakout Summary: Enhancing the Validity of Traffic Flow Models with Emerging Data
Xiaopeng (Shaw) Li, University of South Florida


Breakout Summary: Shark Tank: Change Is Coming; Who Will Survive?
Richard Mudge, Compass Transportation and Technology, Inc.