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Presentations from the Innovations in Transportation and Technology Peer Exchange in Allegheny County, Pa.

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania Executive Director Doug Hill; NACo Past Pres. Riki Hokama; Allegheny County, Pa. Executive Rich Fitzgerald; Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and NACo Executive Director Matthew Chase participate in NACo's Transportation and Technology Peer Exchange, focusing on connected and autonomous vehicles.

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    Presentations from the Innovations in Transportation and Technology Peer Exchange in Allegheny County, Pa.

     

    The Innovations in Transportation and Technology: County Leadership Peer Exchange was held in Allegheny County/Pittsburgh, Pa. May 4-5, 2017. Hosted by the National Association of Counties and Allegheny County with support from the Federal Highway Administration, the event explored the county role in connected and autonomous vehicles and other transportation technology opportunities as a means to foster economic growth and improve local transportation systems, using Allegheny County and Pittsburgh as a case study. Attendees also toured Carnegie Mellon University’s Traffic 21 Institute. Presentations from the event are provided below, and the agenda can be found here.

     

    PRESENTATIONS

    History of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

    Stan Caldwell, Executive Director, Carnegie Mellon Traffic 21 Institute

    Egan Smith, Managing Director, FHWA ITS JPO

     

    Working with Your State on Transportation Technology Laws and Regulations

    Ben Husch, Senior Committee Director, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee, National Conference of State Legislators

    Roger Cohen, Policy Director, PennDOT

     

    Transportation Technology Research and Development at the Regional Level

    Andy Alden, Group Leader, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and Executive Director, Interstate 81 Corridor Coalition

     

    Transportation Technology Deployment at the County Level

    Matthew Gibb, Deputy County Executive, Oakland County, Mi.

     

    National Priorities and the County Connection

    Kevan Stone, Associate Legislative Director for Transportation, NACo

    Cheng Yan, Transportation Specialist, FHWA

    Sarah Olexsak, Energy Efficient Mobility Systems Deployment Manager, Department of Energy

     

    Cost Saving Transportation Technologies

    Richard Leadbeater, State and Local Government Industry Manager, ESRI

    Nikhil Ranga, Product Manager, Roadbotics

     

    Partnering with Transportation Network Companies

    Lindsay Elin, Federal and Community Affairs, Uber

    Brad Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

    Kenn Vanhoose, Office of Aging Division Manager, Fulton County, Ga.

    Andre Gregory, Office of Aging Program Manager, Fulton County, Ga.

     

    Luncheon Keynote

    Chan Lieu, Senior Legislative Advisor, Self Driving Coalition for Safer Streets

     

    Safety Benefits and Legal Implications of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

    Jamie Boone, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Consumer Technology Association

    Steve Martinko, Government Affairs Counselor, K&L Gates

    Peter V. Nelson, Associate, K&L Gates

    The Innovations in Transportation and Technology: County Leadership Peer Exchange was held in Allegheny County/Pittsburgh, Pa. May 4-5, 2017, to explore the county role in connected and autonomous vehicles and other transportation technology opportunities as a means to foster economic growth and improve local transportation systems.
    2017-05-08
    Educational Presentation
    2020-01-08

 

The Innovations in Transportation and Technology: County Leadership Peer Exchange was held in Allegheny County/Pittsburgh, Pa. May 4-5, 2017. Hosted by the National Association of Counties and Allegheny County with support from the Federal Highway Administration, the event explored the county role in connected and autonomous vehicles and other transportation technology opportunities as a means to foster economic growth and improve local transportation systems, using Allegheny County and Pittsburgh as a case study. Attendees also toured Carnegie Mellon University’s Traffic 21 Institute. Presentations from the event are provided below, and the agenda can be found here.

 

PRESENTATIONS

History of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Stan Caldwell, Executive Director, Carnegie Mellon Traffic 21 Institute

Egan Smith, Managing Director, FHWA ITS JPO

 

Working with Your State on Transportation Technology Laws and Regulations

Ben Husch, Senior Committee Director, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee, National Conference of State Legislators

Roger Cohen, Policy Director, PennDOT

 

Transportation Technology Research and Development at the Regional Level

Andy Alden, Group Leader, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and Executive Director, Interstate 81 Corridor Coalition

 

Transportation Technology Deployment at the County Level

Matthew Gibb, Deputy County Executive, Oakland County, Mi.

 

National Priorities and the County Connection

Kevan Stone, Associate Legislative Director for Transportation, NACo

Cheng Yan, Transportation Specialist, FHWA

Sarah Olexsak, Energy Efficient Mobility Systems Deployment Manager, Department of Energy

 

Cost Saving Transportation Technologies

Richard Leadbeater, State and Local Government Industry Manager, ESRI

Nikhil Ranga, Product Manager, Roadbotics

 

Partnering with Transportation Network Companies

Lindsay Elin, Federal and Community Affairs, Uber

Brad Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

Kenn Vanhoose, Office of Aging Division Manager, Fulton County, Ga.

Andre Gregory, Office of Aging Program Manager, Fulton County, Ga.

 

Luncheon Keynote

Chan Lieu, Senior Legislative Advisor, Self Driving Coalition for Safer Streets

 

Safety Benefits and Legal Implications of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

Jamie Boone, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Consumer Technology Association

Steve Martinko, Government Affairs Counselor, K&L Gates

Peter V. Nelson, Associate, K&L Gates

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