Connected and Automated Vehicle Activities at Michigan Department of Transportation (DOT)

EVENT: Live Webinar
DATE: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
TIME: 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Individual (1 person): $99 members / $129 non-member
Group* of up to 5 people: $395 members / $645 non-member
Group* of up to 10 people: $790 members / $1290 non-member

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This webinar will focus on MDOT’s activities related to connected and automated vehicles. Topics of discussion will include the design and deployment of connected vehicle infrastructure; the development of vehicle-to-infrastructure applications for safety and mobility; the support of automated vehicle testing and operation on Michigan roads, and the potential impact automated vehicles will have on a road operating agency in the future. An overview of current Michigan automated vehicle regulations will also be covered.


  • Introduction
  • Connected vehicle (CV) activities
  • Automated vehicle (AV) activities
  • Michigan AV legislation
  • Question and answer

Learning Objectives

  • Examine connected vehicle infrastructure considerations
  • Examine vehicle-to-infrastructure application considerations
  • Understand basic infrastructure support of automated vehicle testing
  • Consider automated vehicle regulations

Target Audience

Individuals interested in the design and deployment of connected vehicle infrastructure and vehicle-to-infrastructure applications, and infrastructure support of automated vehicle testing and operations.


Collin Castle, P.E., Connected Vehicle Specialist, MDOT
Collin has worked in the MDOT Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Office for the past 10 years.  In his current role, he focuses on connected vehicle Infrastructure design and deployment, and data use for agency applications.  This includes the analysis of the impacts of connected vehicle infrastructure and applications on safety, mobility and the environment.  Collin manages a number of MDOT initiatives including the Truck Parking Information and Management System; the Data Use Analysis and Processing Project; the Vehicle Based Information Data Acquisition System, and the Weather Responsive Traveler Information System. 

Collin orchestrates research efforts related to automated vehicles and their potential impact on a road operating agency. He is involved in research/testing efforts by multiple universities and consultants on the needs of automated vehicles from a traditional transportation infrastructure and technology perspective.

Collin has served in a stakeholder/advisory capacity on key initiatives including the Federal Highway Administration Weather Data Environment, and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Connected Vehicle Footprint Analysis. He helped implement the 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit; the Traffic Management Center of the future; the Belle Isle Technology Demonstrations, and the Transportation Application Development Challenge. Collin is a recipient of the State of Michigan 2014 Good Government Symbol of Excellence and Leadership Coin for leading the development of innovations in ITS and connected vehicle research.


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