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FHWA National Dialogue on Highway Automation
Detroit, MI
June 7, 2018

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Small Group Session Part 1: Issues and Challenges for Highway Automation


  1. In addition to the five National Dialogue focus areas listed below, what additional topics or questions should be covered?
    • Planning and Policy
    • Digital Infrastructure and Data
    • Freight
    • Operations
    • Infrastructure Design and Safety
  2. From your perspective, what is the biggest challenge for enabling automated vehicles on roadways?

Small Group Session Part 2: Developing New Models for Partnering: Bringing Industry, Government, and Associations Together


  1. What should FHWA be doing to facilitate partnerships and collaboration among various stakeholders interested in automated vehicle adoption?
  2. What existing collaborative forums are you aware of that might be useful for FHWA to participate in to further the objectives of the national dialogue?
  3. In your opinion, what are pitfalls to watch out for in the development of these partnerships?
  4. What should be the FHWA role in supporting "roadway readiness" for highway automation?
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