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Driving Towards Driverless Cars

In recent months, there have been many news articles regarding the introduction of a new transportation mode: microtransit.  If there was a transportation mode spectrum between large, fixed route buses and single occupancy vehicles, microtransit would fall somewhere in-between. Mictrotransit examples include the following:

These have introduced significant reactions from both the government and communities.  I’ll start with the positive – these many platforms are leveraging technology to improve mobility in cities that have significant mobility challenges. The reason new companies are appearing everyday reflects the fact that there’s a market to serve and…

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About Lauren Isaac

I am the Manager of Transportation Sustainability at Parsons Brinckerhoff. Recently, I won the William Barclay Parsons fellowship for my research proposal to study how the United States government should respond to driverless cars. As I'm working on my research, I thought this blog would help to disseminate my findings and provide a forum for feedback.
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