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Today, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will hold a town hall meeting at Google headquarters in Silicon Valley to announce the agency’s “Beyond Traffic” initiative. Slated as a discussion on his 30-year plan for the framework of our future transportation choices, Secy. Foxx looks to get out in front of technologies such as autonomous cars and electric-vehicle charging infrastructure.
Topics of discussion will include: freight transportation, public transportation infrastructure, the logistics of advanced technology vehicles, and making smart investments to support this extensive plan.
Tune in live at 3:00PM PST and 6:00PM EST to the video below:
- Use the #BeyondTraffic hashtag to live tweet the event and join the discussion.
- Learn more at http://www.transportation.gov/BeyondTraffic
- Read the BeyondTraffic Blue Paper ahead of time to get up to speed.
From the DOT website:
Please join us for a fireside chat with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, as they discuss a new analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Draft “Beyond Traffic” Framework, which anticipates the trends and choices facing our transportation system over the next three decades.