NACo releases Connected and Automated Vehicles Toolkit

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has created the Connected and Automated Vehicles Toolkit: A Primer for Counties to provide county leaders with an opening framework to the connected and automated vehicles conversation and starting ideas for how counties may enter the field.

Technology manufacturers, software developers, auto companies, universities and many other professionals have long been imagining and testing a variety of techniques to optimize the nation’s transportation system through the use of integrated technology, communications, vehicles and infrastructure. These breakthroughs are poised to revolutionize local and national transportation systems and could bring significant changes to the built environment and how residents live, work and move around the community…

The primer has four main sections: Technology, policy, deployment and next steps.