Autonomous Vehicles

4 days ago
For all the money pouring into autonomous vehicle technology, the public is still relatively unconvinced about the viability of the technology.
Smart Cities Dive
4 days ago
Looking around the globe for lessons in equitable mobility in the new technology-enabled era of transportation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
January 11, 2019, 5am PST
Is this the future we've been waiting for?
Daily Mail
Blog post
January 3, 2019, 8am PST
Some thoughts on what we might have learned in 2018 and what it might mean going forward.
Steven Polzin
December 21, 2018, 10am PST
The sober view of self-driving cars doesn't allow much optimism.
Jalopnik
December 11, 2018, 7am PST
For a country that loves cars and driving so much, the eagerness to automate transportation is conspicuous.
Quartz
November 16, 2018, 6am PST
Michigan State University plans to turn its 5,200-acre campus into a test site for advanced transportation technologies.
Ward's Auto
November 5, 2018, 12pm PST
A paper published in the journal Nature reveals the findings of a survey of 2 million people in 200 countries on the ethics of the "trolley problem" as applied to self-driving cars.
MIT News
November 5, 2018, 10am PST
The founder of New Urbanism takes his autonomous vehicle skepticism, and ideas for other solutions to congestion, to the pages of the New York Times.
The New York Times
November 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
The move comes almost eight months after a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 1, 2018, 10am PDT
Nico Larco presents a TEDx Talk on the impacts AVs will have on cities, including impacts on land use, land valuation, and the environment. AVs are more than just a transportation issue, and planners need to prepare for the coming changes.
TEDx Talk
October 17, 2018, 9am PDT
For all the concern about the "War on Cars," some car lovers perceive self-driving cars as the real threat to the driving experience and the car culture that comes with it.
The Detroit Free Press
October 16, 2018, 8am PDT
Integrating autonomous vehicles into cities will require effectively managing city streets and suburban sprawl.
Streetsblog USA
October 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
A Siemens tram is carrying passengers now, but the project remains a pilot as the tram is not commercially available.
The Guardian
September 22, 2018, 5am PDT
The furnishing giant's concept imagines an app-summoned fleet of "living rooms on wheels" delivering everything from groceries to health services.
Quartz
August 31, 2018, 6am PDT
When it comes to planning for transformative technologies like autonomous vehicles, urban planners – whose job it is to project and prioritize transportation investments – have fallen behind and the consequences could be severe.
Wisconsin Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground
August 24, 2018, 7am PDT
Drive.ai is advancing its autonomous vehicle service a step further—into the public realm.
The Dallas Morning News
August 21, 2018, 8am PDT
Eschewing glamor, Drive.ai's self-driving vehicles use bright coloring, insignia, and LED messages to facilitate better interactions with humans on the road.
The Verge
August 20, 2018, 10am PDT
Autonomous vehicle technology is no longer enjoying an uncritical reception. Skepticism, it seems, is becoming a more common response to the idea of setting robot cars free on the streets.
Bloomberg
August 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
The AV Start Act (S. 1885, Thune) is making its way through the U.S. Senate. Critics say the bill will rush autonomous vehicles to the market, and to the streets, without safety regulations.
Streetsblog USA