Automated Vehicles

Shared Mobility Policy and Modeling Workshop

Susan Shaheen, PhD; Adam Cohen; and Emily Farrar
2019

The market for personal mobility is changing rapidly due to shifting social and cultural trends, as well as technological advances, such as smartphones, information processing, widespread dataconnectivity, sharing, and vehicle automation.

Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves?

May 29, 2020

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It was a difficult question even before the coronavirus pandemic hit: When self-driving cars eventually rule the roads, will Americans own their cars or make use of ride-hailing fleets?

Mobility on Demand in the United States

Susan Shaheen, PhD and Adam Cohen
2020

The growth of shared mobility services and enabling technologies, such as smartphone apps, is contributing to the commodification and aggregation of transportation services. This chapter reviews terms and definitions related to Mobility on Demand (MOD) and Mobility as a Service (MaaS), the mobility marketplace, stakeholders, and enablers. This chapter also reviews the U.S. Department of Transportation’s MOD Sandbox Program, including common opportunities and challenges, partnerships, and case studies for employing on-demand mobility pilots and programs.

Shared Mobility Policy Playbook

Susan Shaheen, PhD, Adam Cohen, Michael Randolph, Emily Farrar, Richard Davis, and Aqshems Nichols
2019

The Shared Mobility Policy Playbook provides an introduction and definitions of shared mobility services, mode-specific resources for agencies looking to develop policies in their community, and policy-focused tools demonstrating case studies and best practices for shared mobility. 

Mobility and Energy Impacts of Shared Automated Vehicles: a Review of Recent Literature

Susan Shaheen, PhD and Mohamed Amine Bouzaghrane
2019

Purpose of Review: The purpose of this review is to present findings from recent research on Shared automated vehicles (SAV) impacts on mobility and energy.

Autonomous Vehicles - Part 2: Designing the Future of Transportation with Susan Shaheen

December 19, 2019

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Chris Sands of The Leading Edge Podcast speaks with TSRC's Susan Shaheen on the societal and environmental impacts of automated transportation systems. They cover transportation technology's affect on social equity, city land uses to make way for AV and microbility, energy sources and sustainability, and some of the emerging products from different  autonomous vehicle companies.