News Roundup: Another Deadly Year on U.S. Roads

The Regional Plan Association warns in a new report that 70 to 90 percent of automobiles could be self-driving by 2045, and cities should prepare for them. To “creatively manage congestion,” cities should prioritize street space for public transit, pedestrians, bicyclists and freight; start charging by the mile or increase tolling; turning curbside parking into spaces for pick-ups and drop-offs; and prioritize “affordable, high-quality transit” utilizing driverless vehicles. They have a separate, but substantially similar, set of recommendations for suburbs.

Read the full article in Politico New York