Smart Cities; transportation technology; infrastructure


Smart cities require smart transportation. Advanced Intelligent Transportation Systems provide ever-smarter transportation infrastructure for the United States and countries around the world. Among the most advance forms of ground transportation infrastructure is a group of technologies that connect vehicles invisibly to other vehicles through information exchanges. These advanced transportation technologies are of two types: On the one hand, Connected Vehicle Safety Systems use vehicle-to-vehicle dedicated short range communications technologies. On the other hand, Connected Vehicle Mobility Applicatoins use a muhc wider variety of mobile wireless technologies. These two types of technolofies that connect vehicles will increasingly make existing physical infrastructure safer and more efficient. At the same time, these vehicle-connecting technolofeis confront a number of legal and policy issues, including the regulatory environment, products liability, insurance, law enforcement access, privacy, and secutiry as discussed in this Article.



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