With the potential of self-driving cars on the horizon, how might we prepare our city for major changes to transportation infrastructure?
Specific angles to explore
The share economy has already made housing and micro-mobility available for temporary use by multiple people. Companies like Lyft and Uber pose feasible examples of what San Diego could look like when autonomous vehicles begin hitting the streets. With limitations on parking, car insurance, cost of ownership, and varying mobility needs; is it possible that autonomous vehicles could solve all these problems? And, if so, what challenges will we face when driverless cars become the new normal?
Encourage Tourists: How might we encourage trust in autonomous vehicles when some members of the public see them as new and dangerous?
Transportation Sector: How might we respond to job loss in the transportation sector as more vehicles become autonomous?