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Bicycle Infrastructure

thisbigcity: That’s compared to 7.8 for road-only construction. Cities that want to boost employment need to invest in cycling.

Driverless Cars and the Future of Public Transit

smartplanet: Could driverless cars render public transit obsolete? Autonomous, self-driving vehicles promise to revolutionize commuting and travel. They will also disrupt city life and urban transportation systems.

Self-driving cars being tested on public roads in Sweden

Volvo’s first self-driving cars now being tested live on public roads in Swedish city kurzweilai.net (Credit: Volvo)Volvo Car Group’s “Drive Me” project — featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions — is moving forward rapidly, with the first test cars now

Driving on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

smartercities: This Is What It’s Like to Drive on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway | The Atlantic In the Dutch city of Oss, 60 miles southeast of Amsterdam, there’s a highway named N329. During the day, N329 is a stretch of road like so many others around