Nov 18: Mobility Pricing and Automated Vehicles Conference in Toronto, Canada

| October 28, 2016

Transport Futures will host the world’s first conference examining policies related to mobility pricing (MP) and automated vehicles (AV). Although their last year’s forum on ‘The Future of the Car’ evaluated AV technology and policy in the context of vehicle ownership and sharing, pundits continue to claim that self-driving cars will reduce congestion, accidents and emissions – but that our economy and society could be disrupted in the process. While none of this is proven, decades of international MP research and hundreds of successful “on the ground” schemes have demonstrated that comprehensive road tolls and parking fees can address transportation problems while generating new revenue for sustainable infrastructure – without the disruption foreseen with AVs. Yet Mobility Pricing has been very difficult to implement in Ontario and across Canada. Read more

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