On Tuesday January 22nd, the Texas Department of Transportation announced the formation of the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force.

This particular task force is to become a central point for CAV advancement in Texas. It is designed to provide information and coordination on all ongoing CAV projects, investments, and initiatives.

The CAV Task Force will document public and private entity efforts and facilitating partnerships, host industry forums, report lessons learned to facilitate progress, and encourage greater collaboration.

Governor Greg Abbott says, “With our world-class universities, top-notch workforce and startup culture, Texas is a national leader in the development of new technologies. As transportation technology advances, the CAV Task Force will ensure that the Lone Star State remains at the forefront of innovation.”