Transportation

If privacy advocates get their way, getting an oil change will involve as much legal paperwork as going to the doctor. As Alan McQuinn writes for The Hill, this is not the future most consumers want.
Transportation
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February 3, 2018
If privacy advocates get their way, getting an oil change will involve as much legal paperwork as going to the doctor. As Alan McQuinn writes for The Hill, this is not the future most consumers want.
January 16, 2018
While there is much excitement about autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles hold much more promise over the next decade or so. However, absent proactive public policies, especially to enable infrastructure to “talk” to vehicles, the development and adoption of connected vehicles will be suboptimal.
December 8, 2017
Missouri has an opportunity to be a national “laboratory of democracy” for transportation funding policy if it uses its federal grant to demonstrate a vehicle-miles-traveled system for all heavy-duty trucks that travel in and through the state.
November 9, 2017
The emergence of hybrid infrastructure—infrastructure that integrates digital technology with physical infrastructure—will be more efficient and sustainable than the concrete roads and bridges of yesteryear. But the new technologies raise the question of whether to prioritize maintaining existing infrastructure or deploying innovative new infrastructure.
July 27, 2017
It’s not cars, but freight transportation where there is the greatest near-term potential to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve safety—but only if regulators are careful to allow the technologies to progress, Joe Kennedy explains in Morning Consult.
June 12, 2017
Automating freight transportation can increase productivity and safety. Regulators should encourage technological advances by providing clearer standards.
May 22, 2017
Massive 18-wheel tractor trailers cause significant pavement damage but don’t pay their full share of the costs for the nation’s highways, writes Rob Atkinson in The Hill.
January 9, 2017
The incoming Trump administration should accelerate the transition to hybrid digital infrastructure, writes Rob Atkinson in U.S. News & World Report.
November 21, 2016
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted comments to the NHTSA on it's proposed “Federal Automated Vehicles Policy” which is intended to advance the development of autonomous vehicles.
November 16, 2016
ITIF offers a set of actionable proposals to spur innovation, productivity, and competitiveness that the Trump administration can accomplish in its first year.

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