How Driverless Cars Could Be a Big Problem for Cities

Mike Maciag writing for

"Austin’s transportation director, Robert Spillar, is working to prepare the city. But earlier this year, a realization hit him about what driverless cars might mean for his budget. 'It struck me,' he says. 'Half my revenue for transportation capacity and operations improvements is based on a parking model that may be obsolete in a dozen years.'"

Driverless cars will have a massive impact on our lives, cities, culture, economy and yes, government. Mike does a good job of explaining one of the many changes coming our way.

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