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Jane Lappin
Chair at TRB Committee on Automated Vehicles


Jane Lappin chairs the Transportation Research Board Vehicle-Highway Automation Committee, and co-chairs the Automated Vehicles Symposium. She is recently retired as Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs for Toyota Research Institute, where she monitored global regulatory affairs related to highly automated vehicles. Previously, Jane worked for USDOT Volpe Center, where she co-authored the charter for the USDOT ITS Joint Program Office, managed large social science research projects, served as secretariat to the ITS international research collaboration, and as US co-chair of the trilateral Automation in Road Transportation Working Group. Ms. Lappin is currently consulting on automated vehicles safety and policy issues.

Agenda Sessions

  • Debate: Making Sense of L3 Autonomy