Transport and logistics 2016

US Department of Transport CAV Proving Grounds

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Stakeholders

US Department of Transport

Technology

Autonomous vehicles and associated technology

10 proving ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing around automated vehicle technologies. These proving ground designations will foster innovations that can safely transform personal and commercial mobility, expand capacity, and open new doors to disadvantaged people and communities

What was tested

Information sharing around autonomous vehicle technology

Testbed purpose

Encourage testing and information sharing around automated vehicle technologies; It aims to provide critical insights into optimal big data usage through automated vehicle testing and will serve as a foundation for building a community of practice around automated vehicle research.

Context

Ten "proving grounds" across the US, both on testing grounds and public roads.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept
  • Capture competitive advantages from frontier technologies

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