Assessing Cavnue’s big bet on AV infrastructure

With tens billions of dollars pouring into the space over the past decade, we've seen dozens of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) testbeds and regional initiatives emerge across the country. Some of these are purely economic development plays, without a research institution or major technology developer anchoring them; others are university-funded (often grant-aided) testbeds leveraging… Continue reading Assessing Cavnue’s big bet on AV infrastructure

A Transportation Agenda for Georgia’s General Assembly, 2021-2022 Edition

It's been a while since I've written here, in large part because the 2020 election, its aftermath, and other professional obligations have kept me busy. With the Georgia Assembly beginning its 2021-2022 session on January 11, I wanted to highlight a few key transportation priorities I'd like to see legislators pursue this year and next.… Continue reading A Transportation Agenda for Georgia’s General Assembly, 2021-2022 Edition

Ghost Road, commercializing AV technology, and assorted automated transit developments

I'm going to try something new for this blog (and something I haven't done since at least my first year of graduate school) - a book review. I picked up Anthony Townsend's Ghost Road: Beyond The Driverless Car shortly after it was published last month, and after blowing through it over the July 4th holiday… Continue reading Ghost Road, commercializing AV technology, and assorted automated transit developments

My latest article in Ars Technica and assorted EV thoughts

It's been nearly a month since Ars Technica published my latest piece, "Are electric vehicles doomed? We don’t think so, despite poor sales," but I wanted to share some context about it and a few additional thoughts. First off, I don't know exactly how much real malaise currently plagues the EV market (it wasn't my… Continue reading My latest article in Ars Technica and assorted EV thoughts