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Autonomous vehicles make congestion pricing even more critical

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out As tasks wane, skills rise Autonomous vehicles will soon be ubiquitous on city streets. Before this happens, we should ask ourselves: Will they whisk...
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Self-driving cars could actually make congestion much worse

Self-driving cars may eventually eliminate the need for personal vehicles, but they may not lessen road congestion New research from the Journal of Transportation Policy suggests traffic could even get worse as self-driving cars cruise empty on streets awaiting their next rider. The findings could be more fuel for those seeking to implement congestion charges in more cities.  Where does your self-driving car go after it has dropped you off? That’s the question Adam Millard-Ball set out to ans...
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