KEYNOTE 03: Are Shared Autonomous Vehicles the Ultimate Smart City Application?

April 5, 2018
11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM
Room 204

Recently the City of Austin released its Smart Mobility Roadmap with a focus on shared, electric, and autonomous mobility. In this session Karl Popham, the roadmap’s electrification lead, will define why each of these three components are important for Austin and its utility. This includes Austin’s Smart City vision to address mobility, congestion, affordability, and clean air/climate change. Also discussed is how the City and Austin Energy is promoting and preparing for a rapid adoption of electric vehicles to include autonomous technologies. Major trends in electric and autonomous technologies will be covered as well as local projects and programs to capitalize on these trends.

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