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Experts Weigh In: Will Autonomous Vehicles Mean More Congestion — Or Less?

Experts weigh in: Will autonomous vehicles mean more congestion — or less?

SALT LAKE CITY (Utah Policy) – Here’s a simple little multi-billion-dollar question for Utah’s transportation planners:

Will autonomous vehicles, smart highways and the sharing economy increase congestion or reduce congestion on our highways?

It’s a multi-billion-dollar question because advanced technology and the sharing economy are coming very quickly to our vehicles and highways – along with rapid population growth. Meanwhile, major highway and public transit projects cost billions of dollars and require many years of planning and construction…

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