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Peer Exchanges, Planning for a Better Tomorrow, Transportation Planning Capacity Building

— Peer Exchange Report —

Preparing for Automated Vehicles and Other Emerging Technologies: What MPOs Can Do

Location: Virtual
May 18-19, 2021
Host Agency: Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO)
National Peers: Thomas Bamonte, North Central Texas Council of Governments
Vik Bhide, City of Tampa, FL
John Corbin, FHWA Office of Operations
Joshua Cregger, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
Jeremy Dilmore, Florida DOT
Arup Dutta, Maricopa Association of Governments
Christopher Evilia, Waco MPO
Ann Foss, City of Arlington, TX
Brett Fusco, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Conor Gately, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Amanda Graor, Mid-America Regional Council
Eric Hill, MetroPlan Orlando
Shuyao Hong, Maricopa Association of Governments
Kyung-Hwa Kim, Atlanta Regional Commission
Marty Milkovits, Boston Region MPO
Michelle Noch, U.S. DOT Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office
Scott Smith, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
April Wire, Maricopa County DOT
Johnny Wong, Hillsborough MPO
Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


This report summarizes proceedings of a virtual peer exchange sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and hosted by the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) on May 18-19, 2021. The purpose of the peer exchange was to discuss how metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) can prepare for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) and other emerging technologies. The event provided an opportunity for MPOs and other public agencies across the U.S. to share experiences, lessons learned, successes, and challenges related to the topic. Specifically, participants discussed current activities in the field, scenario planning, data collection and use, and capacity building.

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