DOT employee’s data sharing work paves way for autonomous vehicle research

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Without data, the Department of Transportation was having a hard time doing research and planning on autonomous and automated vehicles. But then Ariel Gold arrived and launched a system of data sharing with corporate researchers and state and local governments. Gold is data program manager for the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office and a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals Program. She joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss her work.