Envisioning Florida's Transportation Future
1:30 - 2:15 PM
Dr. Chapin recently co-authored a FDOT-funded report entitled Envisioning Florida's Future: Transportation and Land Use in an Automated Vehicle World. He will speak to how this study affirms that AVs are expected to drastically affect the design and functioning of the built environment. Dr. Chapin will also discuss how the report provides preliminary policy and infrastructure guidance to leverage AV technology to create a transportation system that is safer, more efficient, and built on the principles of sustainability and human-centered design.
Dr. Tim Chapin is Interim Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy and a Professor of Urban & Regional Planning at Florida State University; he has also served as the Department Chair in Urban & Regional Planning and as Associate Dean for Development for the college. Dr. Chapin is a national expert on land use and comprehensive planning, growth management, and urban redevelopment in Florida. His current research interests focus on how autonomous vehicles will influence the built environment. Dr. Chapin serves as the Senior Associate Editor and Review Editor for the Journal of the American Planning Association. He holds a BA in Sociology from Emory University, a Master's in City and Regional Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and PhD in Urban Design and Planning from the University of Washington.