Shared Automated Mobility and Public Transport

Authors: Jessica Lazarus, Susan Shaheen, PhD, Stanley Young, Daniel Fagnant, Tom Voege, Will Baumgardner, James Fishelson, and Sam Lott

Date: June 2017


Automated vehicle technology offers many opportunities to improve the quality of public transport. This chapter reviews key understanding and takeaways from an international workshop that took place in July 2016 at the Automated Vehicle Symposium in San Francisco, California, which focused on the ongoing development of shared automated mobility services and public transit. During the two-day workshop, speakers from the public and private sectors, academia, and nongovernmental organizations presented key findings from their work. Discussion centered around the implications of the convergence of shared mobility and vehicle automation on the future development of public transport, funding, pilots, and policy implications.

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September 19, 2018