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:
A pedestrian fatality spurred a transformation of a thoroughfare in Raleigh, linking a college campus to neighborhoods.
Roundabouts and reductions in lane widths helped to restore civic life along a US highway in a western New York village.
South Miami, Florida, has completely transformed since 2000—largely following the context-sensitive transformation of its main street.
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A breakthrough design on La Jolla Boulevard in San Diego cuts crashes by 90 percent and gives local business a shot in the arm.
Streetscape improvements have helped bring back an 18-hour-a-day character to the corridor. Crime has dropped and property values have risen.
An esplanade park at the center of a Cincinnati neighborhood had been whittled away. Returned to its former glory, the square has revitalized business and boosted safety.
A tunnel would cost nearly three times as much as converting the aging I-81 in Syracuse to a boulevard—as suggested by CNU's Freeways Without Futures report.
Lancaster, California, has lit the local economy and secured a social heart with one transformative street project.
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The recently opened nine-block development in Southwest DC is the largest expanse of "shared space" in the US.