Eileen Fisher Moderating Autonomous Vehicles Session At 2015 TESC

The latest developments in technology and communication are making self-driving cars and automated traffic infrastructure a forthcoming reality. On Wednesday, December 9th at 1:00pm, Eileen Fisher, PE, PTOE, will moderate “Autonomous Vehicles” at the 2015 Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) in State College, Pennsylvania. Ray Derr, Project Manager, National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) and Stan Caldwell, Executive Director, Traffic 21 Institute of Carnegie Mellon University will be speaking at the session.

Information related to NCHRP’s examination of the issues that state and local transportation agencies will encounter as connected vehicles and automated vehicles begin to enter roadways will be shared. “NCHRP 20-102” has many tasks in progress and more are anticipated. Attendees will be updated and informed on how to stay up-to-date with the information that will be generated.

Carnegie Mellon University will also present on their Autonomous Car Project, “Research Development & Deployment of Connected & Automated Vehicles in PA”.

Eileen’s transportation expertise spans over 25 years and includes project needs studies, point of access studies, traffic impact studies, safety audits, transportation master plans and corridor studies. Her projects have involved construction and bidding documents as well as construction inspection services. Eileen has represented municipalities and served as municipal traffic engineer. She has also provided expert witness testimony and produced traffic studies for developers, municipalities, and departments of transportation.

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