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Dr. Brian Wolshon, Future of Transportation (2019)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-09-04

Duration: 00:37:32

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Wolshon, Brian | Transportation | Autonomous vehicles


  • Wolshon, Brian Speaker


A speech by Dr. Brian Wolshon before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on September 4, 2019. Dr. Wolshon is a professor of traffic engineering at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the technology involved in autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars; the expected goals and benefits of self-driving cars; connected vehicles; the societal changes that may take place due to the new technology; and the timeline and obstacles to implementation in the United States. He also answers questions from the audience.