Professor Shams Tanvir featured in WalletHub

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Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Shams Tanvir was recently a featured expert in WalletHub’s article, “Best & Worst Cities to Drive-in.”

With cost, safety and environmental impact ranking among the top concerns for the auto industry, WalletHub asked Tanvir to share his thoughts on the following key questions:

  1. What money saving tips do you have for drivers, as gas prices have been on an upward trend over the last few months?
  2. When do you think there will be more self-driving than human-driven cars?
  3. Considering all potential consequences, do you think that automated vehicles will be a net benefit or net negative for society?
  4. When evaluating the best cities for drivers, what are the top five indicators?
  5. What can local authorities do to reduce traffic and improve safety?
  6. How will the COVID-19 pandemic change traffic levels and the way Americans commute?

Read the full article.

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