AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

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Autonomous vehicles: Hype and potential

Autonomous rapid transit Is the best use of autonomous technology. Combined wtih high-capacity metro transit systems, this will avoid the degradation of autonomous vehicle performance from mixed-traffic flow and attract riders from private cars.
PETER CALTHORPE, JERRY WALTERSSEP. 6, 2016
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Social hubs for auto-autos

New Urbanism has an opportunity to influence where self-driving vehicles take us—which could be social hubs in a polycentric city.
BRUCE DONNELLYDEC. 8, 2016
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Ten rules for cities about automated vehicles

Traditional urbanism evolved over millennia to meet human needs. The adoption of AVs should not be allowed to replace time-tested places with something that would probably make our lives worse.
JEFF SPECKOCT. 16, 2017
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Will the feds handcuff cities on automated vehicles?

If federal laws like the AV START bill foreclose the opportunities of cities and states to intelligently regulate AVs, communities themselves will lose the steering wheel.
NOAH SIEGELNOV. 9, 2017
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Ten steps toward autonomous urbanism

Here's a playbook for municipal leaders and citizens on the road to smart city technology.
LISA NISENSON, BRAD DAVISDEC. 11, 2017
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We need a vision for auto-jitneys and livability

The primary task for autonomous vehicles is placemaking, not engineering. If new urbanists don't create a vision for how AVs can support neighborhood life, nobody will.
BRUCE DONNELLYJAN. 8, 2018
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Street design implications of autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will likely be one of the most transformative and disruptive technologies ever introduced. The technology brings the potential to make great progress in the following areas: Providing greater access Addressing...
RYAN SNYDERMAR. 12, 2018