Tuesday, December 18, 2012

PennDOT website tries to sell public on its efforts

Mr. Schoch also wants the department to start considering the implications of self-driving vehicles and said PennDOT is joining with Carnegie Mellon University on a study of how they would effect highway design and construction.
"I have 18-month-old twins. They might not ever drive a car," he said in his remarks to the 12th annual Southwestern Pennsylvania Smart Growth Conference. "I think autonomous vehicles are going to happen, and I think PennDOT should embrace that. This is the future of transportation. We need to do the research today."

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