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When will driverless cars REALLY be here?

This is probably one of the top questions I get asked and it’s a tough one to answer.  I addressed this to some degree in an earlier post.  As shown in this Driverless Future blog post, just about every car … Continue reading

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To Share or Not to Share?

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 … Continue reading

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What can the Government Learn from Uber and Lyft Regarding Driverless Cars?

Uber and Lyft, which are officially categorized as “transportation network companies,” or TnCs, started around 2009. At the time, their services were completely novel and, because of that, they were largely unregulated. That is, until 2013, when the California Public … Continue reading

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The Driverless Car Progression

I’ve been thinking more about the progression, or steps, necessary to see full autonomous vehicle deployment in our society. I believe the private sector, including automakers, Google, and now maybe Apple (?) have the motivation and competition necessary to move … Continue reading

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How Can the Government Learn from Current Experiences Regulating Uber and Lyft?

Unlike all of the driverless car bloggers and journalists, I am not going to write about the Uber/Google competition. I feel the media outlets have more than covered that story this week. I would like to focus more on the … Continue reading

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What will the driverless car society look like?

I fully acknowledge that there is going to be a transition period – where our roads contain a mix of traditional driving vehicles and autonomous vehicles. Some day; however, I think our society could be entirely driverless. I believe there … Continue reading

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