10 Jul '18, 10pm

Will Congestion In Cities Increase When Autonomous Vehicles Take Over?

Will Congestion In Cities Increase When Autonomous Vehicles Take Over?

The article uses Copenhagen as an example. Even though it is a relatively small capital city with its 1.3 million residents, it’s still a huge challenge to accommodate the need for people getting in and out of the city center daily. The mayor deputy of environment and technology of Copenhagen, Ninna Hedeager Olsen , does not see that autonomous vehicles are the solution: “The first reports from the Danish Road Directorate indicate that congestion will rise if autonomous vehicles are introduced. One of the reasons for this is that people without a driver’s license will be able to use a car.” However, she does hope that the growth in car sharing that autonomous vehicle will unlock will free up more space in the city for pedestrians and cyclists. She also clarifies that bicycle infrastructure is major priority in the plans for Copenhagen as a sustainable city: “We need many m...

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/07/10/will-congestion-in-c...

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