The Illinois Section of ITE is holding a webinar event for the benefit of ITE members and guests. The event will be shown at AECOM's Chicago office and 1.5 PDHs will be available to attendees after the webinar.
This webinar will examine a number of topics related to connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and their interactions with people walking and bicycling. It will begin by presenting the Discussion Guide for Automated and Connected Vehicles, Pedestrians, and Bicyclists published by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. This guide provides an overview for how to think about active transportation as CAVs become more prevalent.
CAVs have the potential to improve multi-modal safety as well as expand vehicle access across user groups. However, they could also introduce new safety and security risks and perpetuate equity concerns.
The webinar will summarize the main safety benefits and risks related to the CAV-active transportation interface and present multi-modal safety and street design strategies that will be increasingly important in a CAV future. The webinar will also delve into a study by human-computer interaction researchers about pedestrians' impressions of Uber CAVs. The presentation will feature insights from interviews with pedestrians at public roads and intersections in Pittsburgh.
Learning objects from the webinar include:
Understanding the variety of issues that must be considered when planning and designing for CAVs and active transportation
Learning the main safety benefits and risks related to the CAV-active transportation interface
Identifying which multimodal safety and street design strategies are more or less relevant today compared to in a CAV future
Understanding the concerns and desires from pedestrians sharing roads with autonomous vehicles
Public Sector: $15
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Registration Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5 pm
Please contact ILITE Technical Director, Kelly Dunne, at firstname.lastname@example.org