Traffic Safety

Seniors vs. TeensAnswer: TeensWe expect mistakes from young drivers, but the first few years are pretty risky. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), drivers ages 16-19 are three times more likely to crash than drivers over 20.These novice drivers cause significantly more car accidents than seniors: The United States Census Bureau calculates 12.2 percent of car accidentsRead More

Self Driving Cars

Our Cities Are Designed Around Roads  As the U.S. economy continues to grow, we are relying on a diverse economy to fuel our nation’s prosperity. Everything from commercial driving, distribution, and of course residential drivers who commute to and from work rely on inner-city roads. One problem facing mass-adoption of autonomous cars on our city streets is that road constructionRead More

Infrastructure

The Aging American InfrastructureDuring the 1950’s and 1960’s, America was investing in construction projects of all sizes to build up the Nation’s infrastructure. From Federal Highways and public utilities, America was known to have the best roads and transportation systems in the world. However, today America is witnessing an era of highways that buckle under rush hour and bridges thatRead More

Self Driving Cars

Past Attempts At Building An Apple CarApple had an open project to build their car since early 2014. However, the car-making business isn’t easy, and according to Bloomberg Apple scaled back their ambitions to take on Detroit.Dubbed Project Titan, Apple worked to streamline the process to create their physical car. This ambitious project looked to cover an array of hardware,Read More

Self Driving Cars

Are American Cities Ready For Self-Driving Cars?Self-driving cars could be one of the most powerful forces to impact American cities since the expansion of the interstate system. While the adoption and excitement of self-driving cars are well known, many cities are not ready for how autonomous vehicles will impact their future development.Many urban development organizations have not considered the impactsRead More