autonomy has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (though the overall impact of self-driving cars on the environment remains uncertain).
Expensive Public Transportation Projects Won’t Survive the Shift to Autonomous Vehicles
Joshua Lasky
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A single NYC subway car holds ~250 people in rush hour. That’s about 2,000 people for the length of the train (unless it’s a 10-car train). How does create less emissions than a fleet of (and I’m being charitable here) 250 autonomous cars servicing 2000 people?

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