Policy & Transportation Digest

Are Driverless Buses the Next Phase of Autonomous Vehicles? 

A pilot project in Finland is testing the technology for small buses to move through the streets without a driver, steering wheel, or even brakes by using sensors.


How well did Transportation Initiatives make out on Tuesday? 

Check out this report that shows how many of the 280 ballot measures passed this week.


The Cross-Bay Ferry Reports Strong Numbers in First Week  

According to a recent press release, the Cross-Bay Ferry is doing well in its first week of operation. Many people from both sides of the bay are enjoying this new transportation option.


Upcoming event

Last day to register for the Chamber’s 2016 Election Wrap Up on Monday November 14th. This event will be an opportunity to hear more about what the election results will mean to Florida.  Our expert panelist are former House Speaker Will Weatherford and State Representative Ed Narain.  This event, moderated by Tampa Bay Times Political Editor Adam Smith, is sure to be great.

Senator Jeff Brandes would like to extend to you an invitation to the 4th Florida Automated Vehicles Summit being held in Tampa, FL at the Tampa Marriott Waterside on November 29th and 30th. This conference, featuring national experts and industry leaders, is designed to explore the progress that is being made in Florida and across the country in the space of autonomous vehicles (AV).

For an agenda and registration, please click here.

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