U.S. Dept of Transportation reveals committee on autonomous vehicles


U.S. Dept of Transportation reveals committee on autonomous vehicles
  1. U.S. Dept of Transportation reveals  committee on autonomous vehicles
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    The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) announced today that it is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of modes. The committee, which includes leading professionals and experts in their field, will hold its first meeting on January 16th,…
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) announced today that it is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of modes. The committee, which includes leading professionals and experts in their field, will hold its first meeting on January 16th, 2017 to immediately begin work on some of the most pressing and relevant matters facing transportation today, including the development and deployment of automated vehicles, and determining the needs of the Department as it continues with its relevant research, policy, and regulations.

“During my time at the Department, we have fostered some of the most significant technological changes to ever take place in transportation, and we did so while keeping our focus on the safety of the American people,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. ”This new automation committee will work to advance life-saving innovations while boosting our economy and making our transportation network more fair, reliable, and efficient.”

The new committee members are:

  • Co-Chair: Mary Barra- General Motors, Chairman and CEO
  • Co-Chair: Eric Garcetti- Mayor of Los Angeles, CA
  • Vice Chair: Dr. J. Chris Gerdes- Stanford University, Professor of Engineering
  • Gloria Boyland- FedEx, Corporate Vice President, Operations & Service Support
  • Robin Chase- Zipcar; Buzzcar; Veniam, Co-founder of Zipcar and Veniam
  • Douglas Chey- Hyperloop One, Senior Vice President of Systems Development
  • Henry Claypool- Community Living Policy Center, Policy Director
  • Mick Cornett- Mayor of Oklahoma City, OK
  • Mary “Missy” Cummings- Duke University, Director, Humans and Autonomy Lab, Pratt School of Engineering
  • Dean Garfield- Information Technology Industry Council, President and CEO
  • Mary Gustanski- Delphi Automotive, Vice President of Engineering & Program Management
  • Debbie Hersman- National Safety Council, President and CEO
  • Rachel Holt- Uber, Regional General Manager, United States and Canada
  • Lisa Jackson- Apple, Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives
  • Tim Kentley-Klay- Zoox, Co-founder and CEO
  • John Krafcik- Waymo, CEO
  • Gerry Murphy- Amazon, Senior Corporate Counsel, Aviation
  • Robert Reich- University of California, Berkeley, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
  • Keller Rinaudo- Zipline International, CEO
  • Chris Spear- American Trucking Association (ATA), President and CEO
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