Tag Archives: autonomous vehicles

Sunday Summary – June 3, 2018

Welcome to June, but first, a look back at the last week of May on the site: streets.mn Mission Hopefully, you saw the message from the Board of streets.mn — we’re in the process of updating our mission, and we’d love your input. Please click over and share your vision for streets.mn, and also share […]

Sunday Summary – May 20, 2018

Thank you, Tom and Julie for summarizing on Sundays for me while I was away from MN and away from most streets altogether. But, I’m back and here’s last week on streets.mn: Bike to Work Day Julie Kosbab provided a summary of streets.mn posts related to bike commuting in Bike to Work Day: A Content Retrospective. […]

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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

Quite a furor surrounded the recent death of Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, AZ, her body broken by a ton of steel and glass, processors and sensors. The most perplexing aspect of the tragedy, though, was the subsequent frenzy of legislative action, an outpouring of posturing that revealed, if nothing else, the deep denial we as […]

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Sunday Summary – June 11, 2017

Quite a bit happened last week: President Trump’s much ballyhooed Infrastructure Week was mostly a dead end,  UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s snap election did not go as planned, and the heat index hit 100 degrees yesterday.  A new crossposting feature on streets.mn this week is a series of podcasts about getting around produced by Apparatus with the first three […]

Sunday Summary – September 13, 2015

streets.mn and Nice Ride MN Launch Crowdsourcing Bikeshare Project remains at the top of the site for a second week. If you missed it last week, click over to read about our joint project with Nice Ride Minnesota to crowdsource analysis and recommendations for the evolution of the Twin Cities bikeshare system. Nice Ride is looking for ideas, advice […]

Will Self-Driving Cars Solve Congestion?

Conventional wisdom seems to be that self-driving cars will do a lot to alleviate congestion. They will be able to interact with each other and the environment so that they can space themselves closer together, detect and reroute around congestion, and not cause crashes (which accounts for about a quarter of the existing congestion). However, […]