Turning Point: Shared Automated Vehicles Could Make Cities More Livable, Equitable



August 2022

Report no. CTS 22-07

This report gives highlights of findings related to the potential of shared automated vehicles (SAVs), along with recommendations for policymakers, in these key areas: technological backbone for SAVs; SAV operations and revenues; jobs and prosperity; public transit; social equity; land use and streetscapes. This research was funded as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Smart and Connected Communities grant (award no. CMMI-1831140), Leveraging Autonomous Shared Vehicles for Greater Community Health, Equity, Livability, and Prosperity (HELP). Support also came from Dayton Hudson Foundation funds at the University of Minnesota Foundation.

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