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The Future of Transportation Safety

Join your fellow transportation safety and mobility technology advocates and experts on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, in Bellevue!  Our panel of experts will be sharing insights for action that will save lives, all made possible by the building blocks of the ACES revolution.

DOORS OPEN at 4 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres and complimentary drinks

Insights for Action that Will Save Lives

The building blocks of the ACES revolution are everywhere:  accelerometers in mobile phones, cameras at intersections, low-energy tracking devices underneath bicycle seats, and the endless stream of data being ingested, digested, rejected, and collected.  The science of transportation safety relies on data and responds to trends but now it can be done in near-real-time, with almost any modern vehicle, whether being operated by a human, a computer, or a combination of both. 

The future of transportation safety is emerging right here in Bellevue, Washington, propelled by Northwest companies and supported by communities, businesses, and policymakers across the Evergreen State and beyond.  Topping out our event, a dynamic panel will discuss the ground-breaking technologies changing the practice of transportation safety, addressing vehicle automation, ubiquitous data collection with machine vision and analytics, and the evolving science of predictive crash modeling and countermeasures.  This panel will set the stage as we look toward the future of vehicle automation and safety assurance by reflecting on the Eastside’s latest autonomous vehicles policy initiatives. Join us for our ACES Northwest Network Signature Event and see what’s next in transportation safety!

Event Agenda

Welcome to the 5G Hub
Erin Raney, T-Mobile

Partnerships: Promoting Safety with the ACES Northwest Network
Scott O. Kuznicki, P.E., Transportation Futures

Welcome from the City of Bellevue
Janice Zahn, Bellevue City Council

Toward Zero Deaths in the City of Bellevue
Franz Loewenherz, City of Bellevue
Daniel Lai, City of Bellevue

Panel Conversation
Insights from Northwest Leaders
Moderated by Scott O. Kuznicki, Transportation Futures
Kirk Neibert, T-Mobile
Franz Loewenherz, City of Bellevue
Laura Fraade-Blanar, Waymo
Brian Chandler, DKS & Associates

Audience Interaction
LIVE with our event attendees

Event Close
Bruce Haldors, Transpo Group

Event Host

The venue for this event is graciously provided by T-Mobile. We thank our supporters and friends for their work to make this signature event possible in 2023! Our 2023 annual event supporters include MTRWestern, Cruise, and PridePays.

Scott Kuznicki

Research Fellow, Cascadia Center for Regional Development
Scott O. Kuznicki is the two-time recipient of the Transportation Futures Fellowship with the Discovery Institute's Cascadia Center for Regional Development. Across the six-year program, Scott is conducting research related to transportation policy and operations with an emphasis on human factors and machine learning, technology integration related to automated vehicle operations, and the long-term sustainability of the transportation system overall. His particular research focus is the economic opportunity and sustainability afforded by world-class motorway systems. Scott is the President and Managing Engineer at Modern Traffic Consultants, the Associate Director of the ACES Northwest Network, and the founder of the International Motorway Institute.


Tuesday, November 14, 2023
4:00 PM


T-Mobile 5G Hub
1705 136th PL NE
(between Bel-Red Rd and Northup Way)
Bellevue, WA 98005



Scott O. Kuznicki, P.E.