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Feds Urged To Lead the Way

It’s time to pass the ball. Local transportation agency chiefs and researchers told a U.S. Senate panel Wednesday that the federal government’s lead on coordinating investment and fine-tuning regulations will be crucial to getting the nation’s highway infrastructure ready for connected and autonomous vehicles.

Officials from the New York City Department of Transportation and Wyoming Department of Transportation and researchers with Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, the Center for Advanced Automotive Research and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the public-safety benefits from autonomous vehicles and what the federal government still needs to do to get America’s roads ready for them. So, I guess they’re saying, “if YOU build it, they will come.”

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