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Self-Driving Cars Are Not the Future

We’ve been sold a lie. Autonomous tech isn’t ready, and our cities can’t handle more metal boxes

Paris Marx
Aug 9, 2018 · 7 min read
Photo: Jack Finnigan/Unsplash

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Waking up to autonomous limitations

At a time when an increasing number of people accept that the suburban, auto-dependent lifestyle we were sold in the post-war period isn’t as liberating as we were led to believe, doubling down on that very path of development would be foolish.

A boom time for new mobility options

The status quo is not a sustainable street configuration.

Reclaiming our streets


Paris Marx

Written by

Socialist, traveller, urbanist. MA Geog, McGill. I write critically on tech, cities, and media, and curate the Radical Urbanist newsletter: http://bit.ly/radurb

Paris Marx

Written by

Socialist, traveller, urbanist. MA Geog, McGill. I write critically on tech, cities, and media, and curate the Radical Urbanist newsletter: http://bit.ly/radurb

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