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Webinar on Role of AVs in Mass Transit Post-COVID

AV America, with the support of Global Mass Transit, is organizing a Webinar on Role of AVs in Mass Transit Post-COVID on July 14, 2020, 12.30pm-2:00pm EDT.

The webinar aims to identify potential use cases of AV technology in transit; discuss strategies for deployment of AVs to support transit operations and asset management; provide insights into gaining first-mover advantage; and highlight best practices from transit agencies leveraging AVs for post-pandemic recovery.


  • Randy Iwasaki, Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority CA
  • Gary Miskell, Chief Information and Technology Officer, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority 
  • Kristin White, Executive Director, Connected & Automated Vehicles Office (CAV-X), Minnesota DOT
  • Jeff Peterson, Director of Business Development – Autonomous Technology, First Group
  • Tony Pino, Executive Vice President ‑ Americas, Bestmile
  • Frank Kopas, VP of Worldwide Sales, Moovit

Previous conferences

AV America, with the support of Global Mass Transit, organized the Second Annual Conference on Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Public Transport at The Sheraton in Palo Alto, California, on January 28-29, 2020. The conference brought together a variety of experts to assess the holistic impact of AVs on public transport, addressing policy, regulation, planning, funding, compliance, workforce, technology, systems and infrastructure, procurement, market development, testing and project delivery.

Some of the organizations that participated in the conference included: AECOM Ventures, Alameda Contra-Costa Transit District, Argonne National Laboratory, ATU 1555, ATU CCB, Center for Transportation and the Environment, City of Portland Maine, Complete Coach Works, Contra Costa Transportation Authority CA, Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority ,Ecolane USA, Facebook, First Group, GILLIG, Karsan USA, Lea+Elliott, May Mobility, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Monterey-Salinas Transit, Morgan Olson, NCC Group, Nordic Innovation House, Parsons, Populus, RAND, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Sam Schwartz Engineering, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), Transdev, Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet), USDOT Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Utah Transit Authority, Voyage Auto, etc.

Registration fees for July 14 webinar .
  • For private companies, the registration fee is $80per delegate. To register, please click here.

Limited sponsorship opportunities are available on first come-first served basis. For further information, please contact .

About the Organizers
AV America connects people interested in autonomous vehicles with information and analysis on the autonomous vehicles industry. It provides links to news, technology features, policies, reports, presentations, regulations, perspectives, interviews, webinars, videos and podcasts.

For registration, speaking opportunity and sponsorships please contact:
Shivani Saxena
Director, AV America
Mobile: +1 703 466 0018