No Business as Usual in an Autonomous Vehicle Future

No Business as Usual in an Autonomous Vehicle Future

With AVs on the brink of roll-out, what is next? How do our streets evolve and where does our capital begin to go? This article discusses some possibilities on the ways we may be able to better our streets without widening the roads to fit more cars.

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AVs are coming, and there has not been agreed upon policy solutions for their arrival.

The integration of autonomous vehicles may mean we could reduce lane widths and add more lanes without widening the roads.

By stopping the widening of our roads to fit in more cars, we could be reallocating that capital to improve and fix what we already have.

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