The Governor of Minnesota’s Advisory Council on Connected and Automated Vehicles has expelled a annual report describing Minnesota’s willingness for a record and surveying a state’s vital CAV efforts in 2020, a Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today.
Public-facing and in-person CAV events were put on reason in 2020 due to a Covid-19 pandemic, though a Governor’s Advisory Council continued to assemble probably and launched a CAV Innovation Alliance to coordinate rising technologies statewide and offer as a one-stop emporium for CAV in Minnesota.
The news records other pivotal activities, including:
- Testing new mobile car communications technologies that bond snowplows and forestall red-light using to assistance equivocate collisions.
- Completing a 10-year investment devise for fiberoptic that supports CAVs and broadband.
- Conducting a nation’s largest CAV consult to know Minnesotans’ attitudes on CAV, as partial of a state’s formulation efforts for the Minnesota Strategic CAV Messaging and Engagement Plan, to be finished in 2021.
- Kicking off a state’s initial CAV mezzanine formulation bid with communities along Highway 52 from Rochester to St. Paul.
- Integrating CAV record into snowplows to warning drivers when they’re entrance on a plow to assistance drivers equivocate crashes and “see” in snowy conditions.