New York's core mobility objective is safe, green, smart and equitable solutions to improve safety, health and expand travel choices.

It is a city looking to increase transit choices with CAV.

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_CITIZEN CONNECTION


An innovative city with a tech sector similar in scale to Silicon Valley.

Has the lowest rate of vehicle ownership in U.S. cities.

Bicycle and ridesharing schemes have seen huge growth.

6,000 miles of streets and 77% of space is occupied by cars, meaning CAV provides an opportunity to ‘reclaim streets’.

MaaS can act as a disruptor in a city which is fundamentally both a mass transport and walking city.


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_GOVERNANCE PLATFORMS


Federal Automated Vehicles Policy driving a safety driven approach to CAV.

2018 city law will allow CAV testing on roads. New York has its own CAV testing registration scheme, running to 2019.

CAV seen as potential tool in meeting “Vision Zero” goals to reduce crash related injuries.

One of three CAV pilot deployment sites selected to demonstrate benefits.

CAV acceleration aligned to policy objective to increase adoption of ridesharing.

Tax credits to incentivize installation of EV charging stations.


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_ENABLING INFRASTRUCTURE


Limited curb and road space emphasizes the need for high-occupancy vehicles.

Management of infrastructure split across multiple agencies.

On-going program to install rapid EV charger hubs in all boroughs by 2018.

Broadband connectivity needs to improve. Governors’ Island Connectivity Challenge driving 5G innovation.

Advanced traffic management system being expanded.


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