TxDOT Project 0-6847 An Assessment of Autonomous Vehicles workshop

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12/02/2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TxDOT Riverside Campus
Address: 200 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704, United States

For interested TxDOT staff:

As research project 0-6847 – An Assessment of Autonomous Vehicles: Traffic Impacts and Infrastructure Needs comes to a close, the CTR research team will be hosting a workshop at the TxDOT Riverside Campus, Building 200, Classroom C to review project findings. An online option will be available to TxDOT staff who cannot attend in person.

Below is a tentative agenda for the afternoon workshop:

1:00-2:30 Kara Kockelman: Forecasting demand and adoption of CAV technology

   1:00-1:15 Welcome and opening remarks

   1:15-1:30 Survey and survey results

   1:30-1:45 Fleet evolution scenarios and simulations

   1:45-2:00 Travel demand scenarios and simulations

   2:00-2:15 Shared automated vehicle scenarios

   2:15-2:30 Summary and recommendations for TxDOT

2:30-2:45 Q&A / Discussion

2:45-3:30 Steve Boyles: Simulating traffic impacts of CAVs

   2:45-2:50 Overview of potential traffic impacts and relevant technologies

   2:50-3:00 Platooning and roadway capacity

   3:00-3:10 Smarter intersection control

   3:10-3:20 Simulation results on arterial and freeway networks

   3:20-3:30 Summary and recommendations for TxDOT

3:30-3:45 Q&A / Discussion

3:45-4:30 Christian Claudel: Using new devices to improve transportation

   3:45-3:50 Overview of new opportunities

   3:50-4:05 Devices for traffic monitoring

   4:05-4:20 Safety applications of new devices

   4:20-4:30 Summary and recommendations for TxDOT


If you are unable to attend in person, WebEx information will be sent out as the date approaches. Please feel free to forward to other TxDOT staff.

For more information, contact Darrin Jensen, Research Project Manager, Research & Technology Implementation Division, Office: 512.416.4728