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PAVE announces launch of Public Sector Advisory Council

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August 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Partners for Automated Vehicle Education today announced the launch of its Public Sector Advisory Council, a group of public sector organizations that will assist with PAVE’s campaign to educate consumers about automated vehicles and their societal impacts.


The Public Sector Advisory Council — which includes 20 geographically-diverse organizations, including cities, states, law enforcement organizations and regional governments —  will help PAVE broaden its education initiatives by sharing their perspective of the potential impact of AVs on public sector entities.


Following are the inaugural members of PAVE’s Public Sector Advisory Council:

Arizona Dept of Transportation

California Dept of Motor Vehicles

City of Chandler

City of Detroit

City of Pittsburgh Dept of Mobility and Infrastructure

Colorado Dept of Transportation


The Eastern Transportation Coalition

Iowa Dept of Transportation

Georgia Dept of Transportation

Louisville Metro

Miami-Dade County

Michigan Dept of Transportation

Minnesota Dept of Transportation Office of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Mountain View Police Dept

North Central Texas Council of Govts

Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation

Texas Dept of Transportation

Washington Traffic Safety Commission

Washington State Dept of Transportation

“Public sector institutions have a unique — and critical — perspective on AV deployment, as they are grappling with questions such as ‘How will police officers interact with AVs?’ and ‘How will AVs affect traffic and parking needs?’” said PAVE Executive Director Tara Andringa. “We’ve seen that public sector institutions are eager to learn more and ensure they’re ready for the arrival of AVs, and this advisory council will help us to build resources for public sector entities to meet those needs.”


The advisory council will advise PAVE on issues of concern to public sector groups, including AV impacts on infrastructure, traffic, law enforcement and public transit.


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August 18, 2020