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As an early embracer of autonomous vehicle testing, Nevada’s governor shares what his state has learned being “being at the ground floor” to foster new transportation technologies.
Localities like Contra Costa County are piloting non-consumer AVs like shuttles, which are great for getting early feedback and benefit all residents.
“The whole view of the function of streets has had a metamorphosis,” according to DePaul University transportation professor Joe Schwieterman. “It’s made us rethink the opportunity cost of plopping a parking garage in prime downtown property.”
By The Pew Charitable Trusts
December 12, 2017
The state understands it can’t hope to outpace Silicon Valley, but it can outpace other states in adopting autonomous vehicles and hyperloop.
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.
“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
A total of 23 U.S. cities are piloting or preparing for autonomous vehicles. Is yours one?
October 24, 2017
"Testing in New York will accelerate the timeline to deploying self-driving cars at scale,” according to the CEO of Cruise Automation.
“We are excited to take the next step in furthering the development of this potentially life-saving technology in California,” according to the Golden State's transportation secretary.
October 11, 2017
“Just the fact that there are number of AV microbus experiments already up and running suggests there is indeed a problem to be solved,” according to tech analyst Mark Rogowsky.
, Special to Route Fifty
October 11, 2017
ARGO Labs want to do for California public works agencies, what it did for water utilities—prioritize services and, in this case, road repairs.
Not everyone is satisfied with the preemption language.
The Commerce Committee is preparing to mark up the legislation.
So far, tech companies have been determining how driverless cars will fit into the grid. ReStreet invites you to weigh in.
September 26, 2017
Language related to preemption and data-sharing are two areas where cities and advocacy groups would like to see changes.
We're entering a new era where transportation is an on-demand mobility service, not a product. Most owners will become real-time renters.
September 18, 2017
“I would argue that it makes sense not to have two safety standards out there,” says the top Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee. But not everyone is so sure.
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“We’re coming to the point where we’re going to have smart cars on dumb roads,” WayCare's CEO said.
Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement will likely speed up the push to embrace self-driving cars in the sustainability-minded and tech-oriented California city.
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