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U.S. Access Board – Public Forum Series on Autonomous Vehicles
March 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
The U.S. Access Board will begin its four-part series of virtual meetings on inclusive design of autonomous vehicles (AVs) on March 10, 2:00 – 3:30 (ET). The first session will focus on accessibility for passengers with mobility disabilities in entering and exiting vehicles. It will feature guest speakers Dr. Victor Paquet (University at Buffalo), Amy Schoppman (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association), and Kevin Frayne (BraunAbility) who will discuss research findings, design considerations, and available
Attendees must register to attend the session. The session will include captioning and sign language interpretation.
In addition to the virtual meetings, there is also an online discussion platform that is open to the public at this time. You are invited to share your ideas on designing AVs that are accessible to