Autonomous Vehicles


New Hampshire’s Highly Automated Future Is Almost Here
Marc Hyden

For nearly 50 years, FedEx’s local package delivery method has largely gone unchanged, but it may soon evolve. The multinational corporation is currently working with the city of Manchester to…

, The Free Lunch Podcast
Caleb Watney on the Free Lunch Podcast
Caleb Watney

From the Free Lunch Podcast:

R Street’s Caleb Watney discusses the regulatory environment for everything from drones to autonomous vehicles.

Listen to the full episode here.

Coalition letter on autonomous vehicles
Sasha Moss

Speaker Pelosi, Minority
Leader McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, and Minority Leader Schumer:

Roughly two years ago, the Coalition for Future Mobility – a group of key

The Answer to Arkansas’ Trucking Shortage: Highly-Automated Vehicles
Marc Hyden

Arkansas, like much of the nation, is enjoying a resurgent economy, but the state isn’t reaping the full benefits because there is a serious workforce problem. This is especially evident in the…

R Street applauds “AV 3.0”, U.S. Department of Transportation’s newly released automated driving systems policy guidance
Ann Phelan

Washington (October 4) – The R Street Institute welcomes the release of “Automated Vehicles 3.0: Preparing for the Future of Transportation”, the updated automated driving systems policy…

R Street letter on San Francisco’s tax on transportation network companies (Assembly Bill 1184)
Ian Adams & Steven Greenhut

Dear Governor Brown,

On behalf of the R Street Institute, we strongly request a veto of AB 1184, which would allow the city and county of San Francisco to impose a per-ride tax of up to 3.25…

Letter on AV START Act
Ian Adams & Sasha Moss

August 30, 2018
Dear Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson:
On behalf of the R Street Institute, we write to thank you and encourage you to continue your efforts to secure Senate passage of the…

, Wall Street Journal
Mr. Nader Misses the Mark on Driverless Cars
Ian Adams & Caleb Watney

Contrary to Mr. Nader’s description, exemptions from Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) aren’t a blank check to recklessly build cars that don’t adhere to the public’s safety…

, Mobility Podcast
Mobility Podcast #021: Ian Adams and Caleb Watney
Caleb Watney & Ian Adams

From The Mobility Podcast:
Ian Adams and Caleb Watney joined the hosts of the Mobility Podcast to discuss the latest in autonomous vehicle policy, the Uber crash that occurred in Arizona, and the…

Floridians should embrace highly automated vehicles
Marc Hyden & Caleb Watney

Floridians will soon see more highly automated vehicles (HAVs) on the roads, and they should welcome the sight. This new technology promises to alleviate many issues plaguing the Sunshine State’s…