"Florida DOT’s Connected and Automated Vehicles program"
Abstract: Florida DOT’s Connected and Automated Vehicles program is moving at a rapid pace. This presentation will discuss Connected and Automated Vehicles, CAV Data sources, program development, mainstreaming CAV, R&D and projects roadmap.
Speaker: Raj V. Ponnaluri, Connected Vehicle and Arterial Management Engineer, Florida DOT
Raj V. Ponnaluri is the State Connected Vehicle and Arterial Management Engineer at the Florida Department of Transportation. In addition to leading the state’s arterial management, wrong-way driving and connected vehicle programs, he assists with the development of the TSM&O initiatives. He holds a bachelor’s in civil engineering, master of science, master of business administration, and PHD in transportation engineering. He is a registered P.E., PTOE and PMP. He has 22 years of experience in Traffic Engineering and Operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O), public transportation, and projects and contract management. Raj has published his work with several journals including the ITE and the Transportation Research Board. He is a member of ITE and serves on ITE’s TSM&O National Council.