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Report Details the Impact of Emerging Transportation Technologies

The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a report that looks at the effects of new transportation-related technologies on public agencies .
February 16, 2020, 5am PST | urbanguy
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The National Cooperative Highway Research Program has released a report titled "Foreseeing the Impact of Transformational Technologies on Land Use and Transportation" that examines transformational technologies, including wireless telecommunications, shared vehicles, connected vehicles, fully autonomous vehicles, alternative-fuel vehicles, smart cities and communities, big data analytics, internet-of-things, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs, or drones), 3-D printing, and more.

"Public agencies face significant challenges continuing to perform their governmental functions in the face of the private sector’s prodigious output of these new technologies. Agencies need to rethink how they develop their policies and plans—and they need to obtain new expertise."

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Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020 in TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program
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