The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be: Changing Trends and Their Implications for Transport Planning
This is a very technical report with lots of charts and graphs detailing trends in transportation over the last hundred years. I think the biggest takeaway is that Peak Car happened about 15 years ago.
@nerdbear Wow, this is a really fascinating study. The researchers simulated people owning autonomous vehicles by giving them their own chauffeurs for a while, and looked to see how they used them. Definitely some positives and negatives.
The Reckless Driver Narrative Is Reckless. Stop Spreading It.
"What has changed dramatically is the number of times that the reckless driver is in a high-risk situation. Before the pandemic, most daily trips were made during periods of high congestion...Now, with pandemic conditions and then expanded work-from-home moderating congestion levels, most trips are made at unsafe speeds in environments filled with randomness."