The Policy Institute, working with the UC Institute of Transportation Studies, will lead a major study for the California Environmental Protection Agency to help steer the state towards its goal of carbon neutrality by 2045.
Writing for leading legal website Law360, the Policy Institute’s Gordon Anderson and Austin Brown argue that without intervention from policymakers, arbitration could become the default mechanism for resolving disputes surrounding automated vehicles. The result, they warn, would be a legal playing field steeply tilted towards manufacturers.
A new advisory group will help ensure that social and environmental justice considerations are deeply integrated into climate research initiatives and policy proposals at all stages.
The Policy Institute is a core partner of the Global New Mobility Coalition (GNMC): an international group of more than 100 experts, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and companies working together on deploying creative mobility solutions across the world.
Energy policy analyst Sopitsuda (Sophie) Tongosopit argues that combining vehicle electrification and solar energy is a pathway for tackling air pollution in Southeast Asia’s megacities.
Austin Brown served as a panelist at the second Partner Forum hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.
Transportation and energy professionals convened at the Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in Manhattan for a workshop titles “Energy Impacts of The 3 Revolutions in Transportation- Vehicle Electrification, Automation, and Sharing”.
Amber Mace, Austin Brown, and Hannah Safford presented on “Impact Through Policy: How to Build Connections and Guide Policy Based on Research” at the 2018 UC Davis Research Expo.
The UC Davis 3 Revolutions Policy Conference brought together more than 350 transportation experts and leaders to explore how we can steer shared, electric, and automated technologies and services to a better future.
Dan Sperling, Robin Chase, and Giovanni Circella participated in a UC Davis-led research briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC which delivered key insights on vehicle sharing, electrification, and automation.