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Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

Driverless cars: will public transport be a winner?

The prospect of autonomous vehicles causes worry but they might provide public and shared modes of transport with a big boost in competitiveness relative to private vehicles

Tuesday links

Tuesday links

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative and occasionally amusing links for anyone interested in cities

(Good) Friday links

(Good) Friday links

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative, occasionally amusing, but most of all "good" links for anyone interested in cities

Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?

Why has walking to school stumbled so badly?

The proportion of children driven to primary school has raced ahead over the last 30 to 40 years. The standard solutions won't change that by much, but there's hope

Are driverless cars only a generation away?

Are driverless cars only a generation away?

It increasingly seems it's not if we'll be transported in driverless cars but when. There're lots of potential benefits but realising them will be hard. It's likely there'll also be some downsides

Are driverless cars a game changer?

Are driverless cars a game changer?

A common observation by many historians I’ve read goes like this: “they failed to understand just how important such-and-such was going to be in the future”. In many cases, “such-and-such” is a decisive technology that went unrecognized until it ended up completely changing the game. Well, I think one technology that’s being grossly under-estimated today […]