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The future of transportation is evolving as connected and automated (autonomous) vehicles (CV/AV) gain momentum...

For 60 years, we’ve been partnering with transportation agencies to deliver their highway infrastructure and capacity improvements. It’s what we do. As we look at the future of CV/AV infrastructure deployments throughout the transportation network, we can play an important role in helping you leverage CV/AV solutions. When you want to improve safety, mobility, and your impact on the environment, our team will help you develop solutions while also enhancing operational efficiency by leveraging rapid technological advances—changes that dramatically alter the future of transportation. Our involvement with original equipment manufacturers, technology companies, regulatory agencies, professional organizations, and CV/AV working groups helps us provide a unique international perspective regarding the evolution of the CV/AV industry. From visioning, programming, and conceptual thinking to planning, designing, implementing, and operating CV/AV solutions, Stantec is your trusted advisor.

  • 2
    active test beds
  • 60%by
    2025 inter-connected vehicles
  • 75%by
    2040 DRIVERLESS vehicles
  • $447B
    US projected annual savings

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Our bi-weekly blog offers perspectives on topics related to CV & AV design

Preparing for today’s mobility revolution

AVs are an exciting new mobility prospect

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Expert Spotlight

Conferences & Speaking Engagements

Rod Schebesch shares his thoughts on the impact of emerging technologies, like shared automated vehicles, on our cities and complete streets in this webinar hosted by the National Complete Streets Coalition

Wondering how to prepare for the mobility revolution? Come hear Craig Lewis, David Dixon, and Rod Schebesch at their session “Preparing for the Shared and Autonomous Mobility Revolution” at the IDA 63rd Annual Conference & Tradeshow in Winnipeg, MB, September 12-18th.

Soon enough pedestrians will be impacted by connected autonomous mobility (CAV), learn more at Rod Schebesch’s session “The Impact of CAV on Pedestrians”, September 22 at 9am at the Walk21 conference in Calgary, AB.

Koorosh Olyai will be in Anchorage, AK at the ITS Alaska annual meeting presenting on “Integrated Corridor Management”.

Khaled Helali and Koorosh Olyai will be discussing “A View from the US: Meeting Transportation Needs” at the IRF Middle East Regional Congress in Dubai, UAE.

Rod Schebesch, Eric Dunford, Gail Borthwick, and Matt Cable are crossing the pond to present at the Healthy City Design International in London, UK. Their presentation, “Urban planning and global health; visioning the future of world cities” will focus on designing to reduce health inequity in low, middle, and high-income countries.

Koorosh Olyai will be presenting on Mobility On Demand (MOD) – Driverless Electrical Shuttle Buses in Transit and Paratransit at the OTEC Conference in Columbus, OH.

David Dixon and Rod Schebesch will tackle how SAVs will impact cities like Boston in the near future in their session, “Mobility Revolution: How do we all win?” on November 9, from 11-12:30 pm.

Koorosh Olyai will be presenting on the “New Mobility Era – Affecting Policies, Practices, and Operations” at the Australia & New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative’s 2nd Annual International Driverless Vehicle Summit in Adelaide, South Australia.

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The future of freeways: The impact of Connected and Automated Vehicles

As connected and autonomous vehicles become more prevalent, we may see big changes on our freeways with enhanced safety and capacity.

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Solving the first mile/last mile problem

Shared AVs are changing the way we move. At GoMentum Station and Bishop Ranch, Stantec is an integral part of that transformation.

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<p>Dean J. Palumbo:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Autonomous shuttles are a great compliment to public transit. It really joins that first and last mile, from our communities to where the transit stations are located.</p> <p>AlexanderMehran:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; There's a great deal more than software and hardware that puts these vehicles on the road. This is a collaborative effort between business and government, for public good.</p> <p>Marion L.:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; We have successfully deployed these autonomous shuttles on 50 sites.</p> <p>Drivers:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; All aboard.</p> <p>Marion L.:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Located in 14 different countries. We are very excited to finally be launching them in the United States with this project. EasyMile is extremely proud to stand here today as a partner with Bishop Ranch, the Contra Costa Transport Authority and GoMentum Station. I also want to acknowledge Stantec and First Transit who are both playing an integral role in advancing this pilot demonstration project.</p> <p>Tim McGowan:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First Transit's excited to be part of the EasyMile project because it's going to allow us to transport more people, in a safer way in the first and last mile.</p> <p>Randell Iwasaki:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; I don't think it's too much to say that we're redefining mobility.</p> <p>Habib S.:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The diversity of the companies that are represented at GoMentum Station from the auto manufacturers, technology company, communication company, insurance company, professional organization representing the real goal scenario that they one day they may change the landscape and the ecosystem in that transportation.</p> <p>Speaker 8:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Using these vehicles to compliment existing transit service will reduce the number of cars on the road, reduce green house gas emissions, and encourage more transit use.</p> <p>Dean J. Palumbo:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For you personally giving yourself, your time, your own money, really being behind this technology, what's brought you to this point?</p> <p>AlexanderMehran:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Well, we've been involved in transportation for almost four decades. We've been trying to be on the cutting edge of transportation to be able to solve for the last and first mile problem, which is a major issue in transportation in general.</p> <p>Speaker 11:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; You look at projects knowing that their lifecycle moves well past the technology curve.</p> <p>Speaker 12:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; And we're using that technology to help you with where you want to go.</p>

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