01 juillet 2016

Why Cities Aren’t Ready for the Driverless Car

Why Cities Aren’t Ready for the Driverless Car Urban planners have a lot of infrastructure work to do to make cities safe and practical for autonomous vehicles When it comes to adopting self-driving cars and trucks, the easiest part may well be building them. The far more difficult task will be maintaining our urban transportation infrastructures for autonomous vehicles to be functional, safe and practical. Consider that last year, a modified Audicompleted a 3,400-mile cross-country trip, driving itself 99% of the time. The... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2016

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars

American Cities Are Nowhere Near Ready for Self-Driving Cars WHEN SELF-DRIVING CARS get here, they’ll make our commutes more efficient and allow us to get the kids to soccer practice without disrupting mom and dad’s work days. They’ll conserve resources, boost mobility for seniors and others who can’t, and make deadly traffic accidents all but disappear. It’s all great stuff. But the impact of self-driving cars will go deeper than even that, according to researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology, who’ve... [Lire la suite]