Policymakers should work in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders, including consumer groups and the private sector, to ensure that automated vehicles achieve their promise.
Policymakers must ensure that the deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) promotes a more equitable transportation system that improves mobility for all.
Policymakers and the private sector must work together to increase safety for all road users, including pedestrians, cyclists, and others outside the vehicle.
Consumers must be empowered with ongoing education and training. Education should go beyond simply disclosing information in the owner’s manual.
As AVs are deployed, policymakers should redesign local communities to enhance livability for all.
Policymakers and the private sector should develop and implement transportation programs and services to improve community transportation resources for older adults.
Policymakers and the private sector should meet the transit needs of people who are older, frail, or have disabilities. This includes: