Coffee and Conversation – November 26, 2018


Closing the Gap: CAVs and the Mobility/Safety Paradox

Tab Combs
Postdoctoral Research Associate, UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, UNC-CH


Despite the purported safety benefits of automated vehicles, there are still grave concerns for their deployment in locations with pedestrian and bicycle streams. Will automated vehicles improve safety for all road users? In this session, Dr. Tab Combs will discuss this topic and more, highlighting the needs for better sensing technology and improved roadway design.


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