Chairs: Jennifer Toth, Maricopa County DOT and Paul Ajegba, Michigan DOT
The focus of the Policy, Legislative, and Regulatory (PLR) Working Group is on creating an open dialog and information sharing regarding policy, legislative, and regulatory topics related to cooperative automated transportation (CAT). Membership includes executives and senior staff from state and local departments of transportation (DOTs), automobile manufacturers and suppliers, private contractors, and associations.
CAT positions from AASHTO, ITS America, and ITE are available on the following pages:
- AASHTO: https://cav.transportation.org/
- ITE: TBD
- ITS America:
Anyone interested in additional information about the PLR Working Group may contact: Pat Zelinski, AASHTO staff contact at: email@example.com.
The PLR Working Group has agreed to pursue three activities during 2018-2019 calendar year. The following tables summarize these activities and provide links to resources as they are available. Following the table, please find links to the slide decks from prior webinars that the working group will routinely make available.
Activity #1: Create a Clearinghouse of CAT Policy Frameworks and Policy Statements.
Summary of Activity #1 approach:
Update as of 8/20/19: this activity is complete.
Activity #2: Identify Funding Opportunities and Financing Models to Enable Near-term CAT Investments
Summary of Activity #2 approach:
This report presents the results of a survey that was administered in April 2019 to learn how state and local transportation agencies are funding their respective CAT activities and the general scale of funding they are investing.
Activity #3: Identify Model Regulations that Enable Near-Term Pilots and Deployments
Summary of Activity #3 approach:
Update as of 2/6/2019: The PLR Working group identified two focus areas for this activity:
On it's February 1, 2019 webinar, attendees heard a presentation on and discussed the status of truck platooning and regulatory efforts surrounding it. Click here for the paper discussed on the webinar.
Below are webinar/meeting summaries for the Policy, Legislative, Regulatory (PLR) Working Group:
- May 2018
- June 2018
- July 2018
- September 2018
- November 2018
- February 2019
- April 2019
- October 2019
- December 2019
- February 2020
- June 2020