Self-Driving Cars Are Out. Micromobility Is In.

Bikes and scooters can transform cities in a way autonomous vehicles never could

Paris Marx
Nov 15, 2018 · 6 min read
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It’s amazing how quickly perceptions can change. It may seem hard to remember now, but in 2017, the hype machine was going full steam ahead on self-driving cars and their presumed future dominance of transportation. Cars would still dominate—many…