14 Sep '18, 8am

We will still need drivers in the driverless future

We will still need drivers in the driverless future

The world of transportation is undergoing an upheaval that rivals the mass adoption of automobiles over a century ago. Thankfully, with upheaval and transition comes great innovation, and the transportation sector is certainly experiencing a wealth of that right now. The transportation innovation grabbing headlines most consistently these days is, of course, the self-driving car. Autonomous vehicles are capable of completely revolutionizing (and, therefore, streamlining) the way we get around. However, it’s important to acknowledge that people are responsible for driving change that paves the way for new technologies. I’m all for continued research and development in the AV space, but I do worry that the current conversation around the future of transportation is a little misguided. Traffic congestion in cities (and the noise pollution and emissions that come with it) cont...

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