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Blueprint for Autonomous Urbanism

The city as we know it is poised for momentous change. Emerging revolutions in automated and connected vehicle technology have the potential to transform how billions of urban residents get from place to place. Will an increasingly autonomous network of vehicles dictate the urban future and bring streets to a standstill as city residents abandon public transit for new fleets of private, driverless cars? Or will cities exert leadership and incorporate autonomous vehicles into a larger strategy to improve cities, support transit, and increase safety, equity and access to economic opportunity for everyone no matter what neighborhood they live in?