Will Self-Driving Cars Usher in a Transportation Utopia or Dystopia?

Yale Environment 360 » Despite the optimistic expectations for the emerging industry for safety and environmental friendliness, autonomous vehicles may eventually be widely adopted but if they still use fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions would increase by 50 percent by 2050.

2018-01-10T13:18:33-08:00January 8th, 2018|Roads, U.S. News, Urban|

Trump Administration Reevaluating Self-Driving Car Guidance

Fortune » U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Sunday, noting research that 94% of traffic crashes were due to human error, said: “There’s a lot at stake in getting this technology right.”

2017-06-28T15:59:02-08:00February 26th, 2017|General Interest, Roads, Trump & Infrastructure, U.S. News|

New York transportation group seeks 50-year ban on driverless cars

The Daily Dot » New York’s Upstate Transportation Association (UTA) and Independent Drivers Guild (the IDG is the first labor group recognized by Uber) are working to ban self-driving vehicles in the state to prevent the potential loss of thousands of jobs. And UTA, which represents tax, livery, medical transportation, and paratransit drivers, is asking for a 50-year ban on self-driving cars.

2017-06-29T14:43:50-08:00January 17th, 2017|Roads|
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