Tuesday, March 19, 2013

From Stroad to Boulevard
On Broadway and Robots and Debt

Yes, robotaxis. Or google-cars, autonomous vehicles, whatever you want to call them (I like including the word taxi because that makes it clear they’re not individually owned). Anybody charged with long term transport investments must be aware of the state of this art, and the forecasts that are measured in handfuls of years.Unlike some, I see electric robotaxis as being enablers and catalysts - not threats - to walkable urbanism, like a cheaper, more convenient version of car-share or taxis today. Read more: Stroad to Boulevard • On Broadway and robots and debt

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