PORTLAND, Ore. DKS, National Director of Smart Cities and Connected Vehicles, Adrian Pearmine has been appointed as a policy advisory board member for the Digital Cities Program. This advisory board will bring together technological innovators, private consultants, academic thought-leaders along with current policy makers to discuss the opportunity for public policy to play a forward-thinking role in the technological advancements being made in transportation.
The Advisory Board is intended to act as a resource for policy makers to understand the technological forces that are shaping and will continue to shape our transportation networks. Innovations such as on-demand traffic and data information, shared bicycles and self-driving cars are only the beginning and will revolutionize the concept of transportation mobility and accessibility.
The goal of the advisory committee is to assist in developing appropriate public policy responses to technological innovations that encourage mobility while also ensuring public safety and public benefit.
Pearmine will share his knowledge and insights on smart cities and connected and autonomous vehicles. He has spent the past 20 years planning, designing and implementing technology and communication solutions for the transportation and transit industries and is now the Director for Smart Cities and Connected Vehicles for DKS Associates.
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DKS leads the way in employing transportation technology to better manage multimodal transportation corridors and provide real-time travel conditions to help travelers make informed choices. We plan, design, and implement smart transportation technology to optimize transportation network efficiency. DKS is helping incorporate Connected and Autonomous Vehicle technologies into broader regional transportation and smart city plans. Working with clients like Caltrans (I-680 Corridor Study), ODOT (Statewide Connected Vehicle Roadmap) and FHWA (Connected Vehicles & Smart Cities Primers), we are incorporating Connected Vehicles and Smart Cities concepts into more traditional planning efforts.