Robocar electronics – CC image from Steve Jurvetson
If we can agree that technology doesn’t change geometry, and therefore driverless cars won’t substantially change the fundamental capacity and spatial requirements of our current auto-based transportation systems, then what would they change?
Chris Bradford takes a stab at this question, taking note of Matt Ygleisas’s prediction of
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A streetcar speeds by in Toronto. CC image from Matthew Burpee.
Jarrett Walker has a wrap-up post on his debate with Patrick Condon on the need for speed in urban transit. Condon is a professor of sustainability, not a transportation planner or engineer, and his view is that we need to improve the experience of
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