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How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

How will driverless vehicles change our cities?

Once the difficult transition period when human controlled vehicles are still common is over, a world of fully driverless vehicles should be a lot different from today

Are electric vehicles a game changer?

Are electric vehicles a game changer?

The outlook for plug-in electric vehicles powered by clean energy looks promising but they aren't likely to ameliorate major urban issues like traffic congestion and sprawl

How should our cities prepare for self-driving vehicles?

How should our cities prepare for self-driving vehicles?

City managers aren't doing much to get ready for self-driving vehicles yet the signs are they'll be ready to use on public roads very soon - as autonomous buses and trams

What should we be doing now to prepare for driverless cars?

What should we be doing now to prepare for driverless cars?

If our cities are going to benefit from the transformative potential of autonomous vehicles, we need to start building a consensus now that they should be implemented strictly as shared vehicles

Would a world of driverless cars be all beer and skittles?

Would a world of driverless cars be all beer and skittles?

A speculation on some of the wider and less commonly cited changes - not all positive - that might happen in a would where autonomous vehicles have replaced human controlled vehicles

How long before driverless vehicles take over cities?

How long before driverless vehicles take over cities?

Driverless vehicles offer huge potential benefits but it’s unlikely they’ll materialise soon. Besides the regulatory and commercial obstacles, it's still early days for the technology

Could driverless cars reshape our major cities?

Could driverless cars reshape our major cities?

Car makers say autonomous vehicles are imminent. If so, they could dramatically reshape our cities, yet current long-term planning for our biggest cities assumes they'll never happen