elon musk to reveal ‘fully road legal autonomous transport cars’ this month

kieron marchese elon musk has announced that the boring company ‘product launch’ is has been delayed until december 18. musk also revealed that in addition to the tunnel the company will showcase its autonomous transport cars and ‘ground to car’ elevators. the company‘s first...
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MIT surveys two million people to set out ethical framework for driverless cars

Self-driving cars should swerve to protect young people over the elderly and humans over animals, according to a global survey of more than two million people conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rima Sabina Aouf Self-driving cars should swerve...
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Ford will test self-driving cars in Washington, DC (and Miami), with an emphasis on ‘equity’

The parent company of Lincoln Motors is bringing its robot cars to the city of the Lincoln Memorial By Andrew J. Hawkins Autonomous cars are coming to the nation’s capital. Ford announced Monday that it would begin testing its self-driving cars on the streets of Washington, DC,...
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elon musk announces opening of high-speed tunnel in L.A for public rides

earlier this year, elon musk announced that the boring company’s 2.7-mile-long tunnel in los angeles had been completed. last night, he posted on twitter that the ultra-high-speed transit project will open to the public — offering free rides to everyone — on december 11. mainly...
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A rendering of the Underline, a 10-mile linear park and $120 million redevelopment of open space under a span of Metrorail tracks roughly parallel to the north end of the Miami River. James Corner Field Operations

Miami’s Underline underscores potential of park projects

A 10-mile, $120 million transit corridor and public space poised to change how the city moves By Patrick Sisson Many of the new generation of superstar urban park projects came to fruition with interesting origin stories. Atlanta’s Beltline was a creative grad school thesis...
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elon musk tweets new images of forthcoming spaceX BFR spacecraft

ahead of the today’s imminent reveal of the mystery passenger who will fly around the moon in spaceX‘s forthcoming big falcon rocket, elon musk has tweeted two new renders of the spacecraft. announced for the first time last year and nicknamed ‘big f***ing rocket’ by musk, the...
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This Week in Tech: Elon Musk’s Boring Company to Build a High-Speed, Zero-Emissions Transportation System in Los Angeles

Plus, NanaWall Systems debuts a cloud-based design program for architects, Trulia launches a crowdsourced online platform that aims to provide an insight into a neighborhood’s local life, and more design-tech news from this week. By Ayda Ayoubi Elon Musk’s Boring Co....
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Can dockless and station-based bike-share programs coexist?

Two new studies show where bike-share ridership in the U.S. might be headed By Alissa Walker Imagine a “bike-share program that lets novice riders loose” to “flood streets with thousands of uninsured cyclists.” Sounds scary, right? “10,000 extra bicycles could pose a re...
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Hyperloop One formed an agreement with officials in Dubai to jointly evaluate a high-speed transportation system in greater Dubai and the United Arab Emirates in November. Hyperloop

Hyperloop One exec: Here’s how Miami-to-Orlando bullet train will be funded (Video) Email Share Share Tweet Save Print Order Reprints

By Veronica Brezina The Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One tube train — a concept from Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk — wants to build a 257-mile, 26-minute route that would connect the Orlando International Airport to the Miami Intermodal Center. But first, the Hyperloop One...
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Adobe Stock/naypong The U.S. DOT and Federal Aviation Administration received almost 150 applications for a program where state and local governments partner with the private sector to test drones for all kinds of uses.

U.S. DOT Announces First 10 Drone-Test Participants

It pays to plan: Three transportation departments are among the first participants in a federal technology-integration program. By Stephanie Johnston This story was first published in Public Works. The Kansas DOT wants to see if a drone can find a stranded motorist. North...
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