Designing for a Driverless World

by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 10, Pg. 58-63,79


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: As driverless vehicles enter the nation’s roads, engineers will be called on to keep the streets safe and efficient. To do so will require many changes to our transportation infrastructure, affecting everything from the design of intersections and parking facilities to the funding of transportation-related maintenance.

Subject Headings: Highway and road design | Intelligent transportation systems | Traffic safety | Parking facilities | Vehicles | Streets | Infrastructure | Building design

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