Sightline fellow Daniel Malarkey has already made the case for why Cascadia could thrive by embracing fleets of autonomous electric vehicles, as well as spelling out the downsides of such fleets and how to avoid them.
Last week, Daniel was interviewed on Q13’s newscast about the future of self-driving cars in the Seattle area. You can watch both segments he was featured in below, and you can also view a Facebook Live in which he took questions here.
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Daniel’s second Q13 segment:
For anyone in the Portland area, we will be discussing the Portland rollout during this free and open to the public panel discussion on March 14, 7:00pm at SEIU-local 49 Ballroom https://drivingdowncarbon.eventbrite.com
My biggest concern is how the cars will share the road with bicyclists. This article I read points out the challenges. We have a strong bike culture here in Oregon, so I think this is important.