Jerry Walters is a principal with Fehr & Peers transportation consultancy, focused on policy, research, planning and design of multi-modal, new urbanist transportation for communities in the US and abroad. He led the studies Demographic Trends and the Future of Mobility and Effects of Next-Generation Vehicles on Travel Demand and Highway Capacity. Published work includes the Urban Land Institute’s Growing Cooler – the Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change.
Autonomous vehicles: Hype and potential
Autonomous rapid transit Is the best use of autonomous technology. Combined wtih high-capacity metro transit systems, this will avoid the degradation of autonomous vehicle performance from mixed-traffic flow and attract riders from private cars.