Ides of March edition • Decluttered Tube and Rail map (EveningStandard) • Quirky solution for feets on seats (GoNorthEast) • Emitted but omitted: runaway runways (Isonomia) • Cities & transit can fail the most vulnerable (PriceTags) • Double standard of transit accessibility (CrainsNY) • New Dallas DoT is fighting for urbanism (NextCity) • Seattle viaduct demo property gold rush (SeattleTimes) • Mapping global mega-regions (CityLab) • The real story behind cruises (Quartz) ...
Pilots usually have to understand their autonomous planes. We should understand our autonomous cars. Recently, I asked my colleagues if they had ever been startled by a robotic driving feature. One described the unpleasant sensation of automatic braking in an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, which would suddenly slow her down in front of a tight turn, bringing her close to getting rear-ended by the New Jersey drivers behind her. Another had been jolted by the aggressive beeping of his Hyundai rental as it ...
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