Recent Streetsblog CALIFORNIA posts about promoted

Hyundai, Pony.ai, and Via partnered on an autonomous ride-hail pilot called BotRide in Irvine earlier this year. image from Hyundai.

California Readying Rules for Automated Vehicle Ride-Hailing

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Note: The authors are researchers at the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy, referred to throughout as the Policy Institute. The Institute weighed in on state rule-making, as discussed below. California’s first-ever Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Passenger Service Pilot Program (AV Pilot) is underway. This means that someone near you could potentially […]
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Op-Ed: Public Transit Must Be Included in Discussions of Economic Recovery

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Recently, Governor Newsom created an economic recovery council of over eighty leaders. The council’s goal is to develop recommendations for an economic recovery plan that helps all Californians, especially those hit hardest by the pandemic. Governor Newsom’s quick and decisive action on physical distancing means that California is faring much better than other states. This […]