Automated Vehicles Effects on Urban Development

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • How to identify secondary impacts of automated vehicles (AVs) on land use, city and street design, parking, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity
  • How different areas of a city, from the suburbs to central-city districts, might shift with the introduction of AVs
  • How AVs will impact your community's built environment and what policy framework can best address AVs

MORE COURSE DETAILS

This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. It contains four presentations on the effects of automated vehicles on travel behavior and traffic, urban form, street design, and development. The course also addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.