Thursday, June 4, 2015
These Futuristic Driverless Car Intersections Forgot About Pedestrians and Cyclists
The super smart folks at MIT’s Senseable City Lab have produced this great video of how an urban intersection might operate in a world of driverless cars. The first thing to notice is how truly terrifying it would be—at least initially—to ride in a driverless car going that fast through an intersection. The second thing to note is far more important: Where are all the pedestrians and bike riders? (Hat tip to Columbia University planning professor David King for bringing this to our attention.) Read more.