The authors emphasize that this extended lead time means that policymakers can act now to prepare for and minimize disruptions to the millions of jobs in ground transportation and related industries that are likely to come, while also fostering greater economic opportunity and mitigating environmental impacts by building accessible mobility systems.

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MIT brief says widespread autonomy is at least a decade away | Autonomous Vehicle International

Automated driving technologies have promised to disrupt urban mobility for a long time, notes the latest research brief from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).