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Autonomous shuttle just around the corner for downtown Tampa

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority hopes to begin testing a driverless commuter shuttle by the end of 2017. | Photo courtesy of HART.

January 29, 2017 - 6:40pm

San Diego is on the map for testing autonomous vehicles

A Google self-driving car drives next to a commuter bus at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. | Photo by Michael Shick via Wikimedia Commons

January 25, 2017 - 6:34pm

Austin: The Kitty Hawk of autonomous vehicles

Austin was home to the first time any car had completed a trip from start to finish on public roads without a test driver. Here, a legally blind man serves as a passenger in a self-driving car in Austin's Mueller neighborhood. Photo courtesy of Waymo.

January 25, 2017 - 3:23pm

Plan for autonomous cars on Cascadia Corridor stresses foresight

The ultimate goal would be banning human drivers altogether from the 150-mile stretch of Interstate 5 during peak travel times. | Photo courtesy of Steve Jurvetson via Flickr. 

January 24, 2017 - 6:55pm

Transportation changes, ‘smart cities’ on the horizon in the Triangle

A car drives under gantries on the Triangle Expressway in Wake County. The Triangle is looking for ways to adopt similar smart technology throughout the area. | Photo courtesy of the N.C. Department of Transportation 

January 24, 2017 - 5:56pm

Prove it: US DOT pushes NC into the driverless technology lane

An exit on the Triangle Expressway. Photo courtesy of N.C. Department of Transportation Communications.

January 24, 2017 - 5:51pm

Children’s book may push autonomous cars from fiction to fact for multiple generations

Where Do Cars Go at Night is a book written by the Moovel Group to help educate people on self-driving cars. | Photo courtesy of Moovel Group

January 24, 2017 - 5:29pm

Can self-driving cars help Nashville put a dent in traffic?

Nashville officials are monitoring advances in self-driving vehicle technology as the city continues its pursuit of a $6 billion regional transit plan. | Photo by Don DeBold via Creative Commons

January 23, 2017 - 6:39pm

Waymo follows Apple’s road to success in the autonomous car market

Waymo’s latest fully autonomous vehicle uses self-driving technology developed by the company in-house. | Photo by Waymo

January 23, 2017 - 5:48pm