The Obama administration is trying to check as many policy boxes as it can on the way out of the door, and today it finally announced a flexible framework for companies and governments involved in developing self-driving cars.
It’s no secret that US cities need better transportation systems. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Sidewalk Labs think they have an answer: A new platform that will collect and analyze transportation data using sensors similar to the LinkNYC kiosks that recently started operating in New York City.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx just said we should be “embarrassed as a country” over the state of our infrastructure. Dude knows what he’s talking about.
Congratulations! You are the newly elected U.S. Senator to the great state of Kinja. Your first order of legislative business is a confirmation hearing.