Autonomous vehicles will transform urban life by 2020, if Waymo’s timeline is correct.
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.
We asked South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg about a recent Politico headline, automation and much more at SXSW.
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 California DMV just released hard numbers that confirm Google’s lead in the race to develop self-driving cars.
“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”
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.”
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.
A total of 23 U.S. cities are piloting or preparing for autonomous vehicles. Is yours one?
"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.
“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.
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.
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