The transportation revolution is on its way. In fact, it’s already here. Partially automated vehicles (AVs) are on the nation’s roadways right now, connected vehicles (CVs) are just around the corner, and autonomous vehicles may not be far behind. Standards and policies are evolving as well. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is […]
TTI Study Examines Policy Implications of Automated Vehicles
The widespread presence of self-driving vehicles is still many years away. To manufacturers, those years represent a long and anxious wait to get their products to market. Government decision-makers, on the other hand, might view the wait as a good thing, since they will need all the time they can get to work through the […]
Do Road-User Charges Make Sense for Texas? More States Are Exploring Alternatives to the Motor Fuels Tax
When we pay for electricity, the charge is based on the number of kilowatt hours we use. For natural gas, we pay for the number of cubic feet we use. For cell-phone service, it’s typically the number of minutes we use. If we think of transportation as another utility service, does it make sense to […]
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