Robert Deans, Vice President, Technology, Transurban
One concern that has been highlighted around the impending transportation revolution, which will be driven by the introduction and widespread adoption of connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs), is that it will have a negative impact on the tolling industry. In reality, that could not be farther from the truth. Given the long adoption timeline for CAVs and the associated degree of uncertainty in how society will be impacted, it is very possible that CAVs could prove to be an advantage to the tolling industry. We have examined three reasons in particular that explain why the future could be quite bright for the industry.