Autonomous Vehicles: Hype and Potential (UrbanLand)

Published March 1st, 2017 by Peter Calthrope and Jerry Walters Every new transportation technology affects the geography of communities and the structure of people’s lives. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are one such technology. Just as the freeway system or the streetcar network shaped past cities and lifestyles, AVs will remake the metropolis once again. The question…

WELCOME TO UBERVILLE (The Verge)

By Spencer Woodman | Illustration by Jude Buffum My first morning in Altamonte Springs, Florida, I was faced with a dilemma: how to travel the two miles from my hotel to city hall without a car. Walking would take nearly an hour in the sweltering June heat. Taking a bus would entail waiting up to…