Public hearing on “Highly Automated Work Zone Vehicles and Platooning”, as provided in SB 1096 and HB 1958.

Senate Transportation Committee

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A

 

Public hearing on “Automated Work Zone Vehicles and Platooning”, as provided in SB 1096 (Browne) and HB 1958 (Rothman).

Opening Remarks (10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.)

  • Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr.
  • Senator John P. Sabatina, Jr.
  • Representative Greg Rothman

Perspectives from Technology Inventors (10:05 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.) 

  • Fred Bergstresser, Government Account Manager, Royal Truck & Equipment
  • Steve Boyd, Co-Founder and Vice President of External Affairs, Peloton Technology 

Perspectives from Commonwealth Agencies (10:20 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.)

  • Mark C. Kopko, Manager of Advanced Vehicle Technology, and Daniel P. Farley , Chief of Traffic Operations Deployment and Maintenance, PA Department of Transportation
  • Timothy M. Scanlon, P.E., Director of Traffic Engineering and Operations, and Michael Kates, Equipment Operator 2, PA Turnpike Commission
  • Major James Basinger, Director of Patrol, PA State Police

Closing Remarks (10:45 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.)