In May, a Tesla Model S crashed while on “autopilot,” killing the driver. This fatal collision has people questioning the safety of automated vehicle technology, but researchers at FSU have been looking at how safety and mobility could actually improve in an automated vehicle (AV) world.
Each year, graduate students in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning participate in a research project commissioned by a governmental or private planning organization in order to get real-world experience in the field. The study Envisioning Florida’s Future: Transportation and Land Use in an Automated Vehicle World was funded by the Florida Department of Transportation. READ MORE