In the age of new technology, is it better to ask for forgiveness, or beg for permission? Austin Brown and Kelly Fleming explore why companies have taken this approach and how policymakers and business leaders can improve the situation.
ITS-Davis and Policy Institute representatives recently shared research findings with policy leaders in Washington, D.C. as part of their mission to ensure that leading research and sound policy are made inseparable.
What outreach and engagement strategies can be used to overcome the “yuck factor” and achieve public support for water reuse?
Additional strategic policies across all levels of government are necessary to achieve our vision of a shared, electric, and automated future.
Full automation is projected to increase the use of individually owned vehicles, perhaps by as much as 60%. But what about partially automated vehicles?
Today, the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies, and Cool Davis are launching “EV&Me”, a blog where owners and drivers of all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles share their experiences of driving electric.
EV challenges remain but battery life is not one of them.
The U.S. auto industry will cede global leadership in developing vehicle technology.
Though app-based car services such as Uber and Lyft may displace public transit to some extent, there is even greater—yet largely ignored—potential for such services to reduce net congestion by facilitating multi-passenger pooling.
The evidence shows that freezing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program standards is hard to justify on economic, social, environmental, or legal grounds.