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Pedestrian Safety Month: Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Road Users

2020 marks the first year that NHTSA has officially designated October as the nationally recognized Pedestrian Safety Month.

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Waymo Partners with Local Nonprofits to Deliver Goods During the Pandemic

Earlier this year, Waymo started donating the use of some of the vehicles in its local delivery Waymo Via fleet to make deliveries on behalf of nonprofits. Waymo is moving a variety of supplies across the East Valley for multiple nonprofit organizations, including the Foundation for Blind Children (FBC) and ICAN. 

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Female leaders in mobility join inaugural Self-Driven Women event

The virtual panel discussion, entitled Self-Driven Women, was moderated by Waymo COO Tekedra Mawakana on August 26, Women’s Equality Day, and also featured Michelle Avary, head of automotive and autonomous mobility at the World Economic Forum, and Raquel Urtasun, chief scientist at Uber ATG.

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Cycling advocates suggest ‘slow streets’ for rapid change in road safety

In the U.S., many cities are piloting ways to reduce and slow the flow of vehicle traffic. Cities in California and Oregon have developed “slow street” corridors that emphasize exercise, community connection, and safety over congestion, speeding, and pollution.

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Micromobility is Big: What Cities Are Learning from Cycling Advocates in 2020

With many people now working from home, transportation habits have changed during COVID-19. Micromobility is no exception. Representatives from bikeshare and scooter companies shared insights from their data on device usage over the past few months of lockdown.

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Seeing is believing: How Phoenix residents feel about self-driving tech

On behalf of Let’s Talk Self-Driving, ALG Research recently conducted a survey of more than 200 Phoenix residents who identified as being informed about and favorable toward self-driving technology to better assess how their understanding affected their acceptance.

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Special Delivery: How Autonomous Vehicles are Moving Goods During the Pandemic

Waymo has resumed partnerships with UPS and AutoNation to pilot self-driving package delivery with the Waymo Driver during the COVID-19 pandemic.