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What are the three revs?

The rapid adoption of shared mobility services and electric vehicles, coupled with the prospect of driverless vehicles, has the potential to radically transform how people and goods move in advanced and emerging economies. Three revolutions in transportation — shared mobility, electrification and autonomous vehicles — will fundamentally change transportation around the world. Rigorous research and impartial policy analysis are urgently needed to understand the impacts of these transportation revolutions, and to guide industry investments and government decision-making.

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Transportation Experts Think Electric, Automated, and Shared Rides Will Soon Reach Wide Adoption

March 22, 2017
Transportation Experts Think Electric, Automated, and Shared Rides Will Soon Reach Wide Adoption

by Jon LeSage 

Policymakers and executives from automakers and tech companies expect electrified, autonomous, shared mobility will see solid footing by 2040.

The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis conducted a study with 40 experts on the subject from government and nonprofit organizations, and representatives from the auto and technology industries.

Experts Envision More Ride Sharing, Fewer Drivers

March 21, 2017
Experts Envision More Ride Sharing, Fewer Drivers

By Alan Harman

Top transportation experts in the U.S. say they see rapid change in transportation resulting from three major technology revolutions – shared, electric and automated vehicles.

The 40 policymakers, researchers and representatives from government, nonprofit organizations and the technology and auto industries took part a survey by the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California-Davis.

Future Cars will be Driverless, Shared and All Electric

March 17, 2017
Future Cars will be Driverless, Shared and All Electric

By Mollie D’Agostino

The nation’s top transportation experts see rapid change in transportation as a result of three major technology revolutions: shared, electric and automated vehicles. That’s according to a survey by the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis. The group also released a set of policy briefs, described below, which were guest-authored by leading transportation policy experts.