San Francisco's core mobility objective is to incorporate CAV in an expanded offering of shared mobility services in line with a transit-first policy for a sustainable and equitable outcome by 2024.

It is a city positioning itself as a mass CAV lab in a car-orientated mobility market.

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A car-orientated mobility market with access to mature and diverse ridesharing services.

CAV are a common sight in the city. Remote driving under test conditions is acceptable.

Dominant tech sector brings in a high appetite for new technologies.

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Federal Automated Vehicles Policy driving a proactive safety focused approach to CAV.

Requirement for ‘standby drivers’ dropped in 2018. Ability to operate remotely required.

Guiding principles for CAV adoption have been developed, focused on the needs of citizens.

Transit-first policy aims to use CAV to fill gaps in existing transit networks.

State government offers tax incentives to CAV organizations.

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Fragmented management of transport infrastructure under pressure from growth in the city.

Support EV investment through the California Capital Access Program (CCAP).

5G roll-out planned for 2019-20.

CAV pilot planned for Treasure Island based on driverless shuttles.

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