All posts tagged driverless

Autonomous transportation news

The MPO has been sharing news on autonomous vehicles, from driver-less taxis and crew-less cargo ships, to solar powered trams and drones of all kinds. Advances are coming to the freight trucking industry as well. Meanwhile, US DOT in September released long-awaited guidance on self-driving cars, including a model policy for the states to regulate…


Driverless vehicles – coming to a road near you?

Imagine vehicles that can steer, brake and drive themselves without the need for human intervention.  Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority Executive Director Joe Waggoner laid out that vision at the September 3rd meeting of the Hillsborough MPO, likening its impact to the introduction of railroads or automobiles. So-called “autonomous vehicles” could feature automatic braking, adaptive cruise control,…

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