"Policy goals" won't be enough to protect bicyclists once the cars start driving themselves. Strong standards will be necessary to govern the interactions between cars and bikes in an autonomous future.
The $200,000 non-profit Buffalo CarShare program offer people living in poverty a low-cost option for short-term rentals of cars. Despite state support for the program, state insurance regulations might end it.
Expanding car and bike share services beyond America's big cities and affluent demographics requires adaptability and old economy technologies. Buffalo CarShare is providing a model for success that even the big boys could learn from.