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A pedestrian killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Ariz. shows that the legal implications of autonomous cars are as important, if not more so, than the technology.
, The Atlantic
March 20, 2018
Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.
That’s what a new study from Uber’s self-driving-truck team says, and a variety of trucking experts think they might be right.
, The Atlantic
February 4, 2018
But that doesn't mean ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft don't play an important role in addressing local mobility challenges, according to a new report.
The California DMV just released hard numbers that confirm Google’s lead in the race to develop self-driving cars.
, The Atlantic
January 31, 2018
Digitizing curbs is “something that has benefit today, benefit in the future, and doesn’t require so much investment from cities that they can’t do it today.”
January 26, 2018
“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”
Standardized data is allowing the state to make more informed transportation decisions more often.
“What today’s bike sharing players must understand is that it takes a true, dedicated partnership between cities and providers to ensure bike sharing thrives,” according to the co-founder and CEO of Zagster.
, Special to Route Fifty
January 17, 2018
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
Bollards and barriers can help protect pedestrians and crowds from malicious and unintended acts by motorists but can also limit walkability and pose their own hazards and nuisances.
The state understands it can’t hope to outpace Silicon Valley, but it can outpace other states in adopting autonomous vehicles and hyperloop.
Local jurisdictions are looking at less-expensive ways to improve transit service through traffic-clogged corridors. But it takes advocates inside and outside government to make them a reality.
Predictability is proving a priority for bicycle riders among the 98 cities adopting Zagster’s new Pace offering.
The city was shaped by the streetcar and was an early adopter of the automobile. What comes next?
November 30, 2017
“Our first goals were to protect the pavement as an asset and make sure people and visitors to Seattle were able to travel,” said the city’s Project and Construction Coordination Office manager.
The former Obama administration Transportation secretary sat down with Route Fifty to discuss the future of tech disruption, intergovernmental planning, transportation “welfare” and federal regulation.
Bus service can be delayed for a variety of reasons, including squinting. Yes, squinting.
“The shuttle just stayed still. And we were like, it’s going to hit us, it’s going to hit us. And then it hit us,” according to one of the passengers.
November 10, 2017
Seattle has rolled out a new mobility playbook “anchored on understanding that we need to welcome this technology because it makes it easier for everyone to travel.”
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