Continue the Conversation: AVs Driving Employment for People with Disabilities

Continue the Conversation: AVs Driving Employment for People with Disabilities

At the Automated Vehicles Symposium, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy and the U.S. Department of Transportation co-hosted a listening session on AVs, accessibility, and employment. Help us continue the conversation on the ways in which accessible AVs can be leveraged to drive employment for Americans with disabilities.
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Continue the Conversation: AVs Driving Employment for People with Disabilities

Costs of Transportation

I might be overly optimistic, but I have seen the AV technology in action and I have no doubt that it will reach a point where reliable and safe AVs will be deployed in large numbers. But I wonder about the costs of transportation and the willingness of people to pay for it.

For instance, most American's spend about $700/month on a privately owned vehicle (gas, car payment, insurance, maintenance, repairs, etc.). So... more »

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