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Micromobility is Big: What Cities Are Learning from Cycling Advocates in 2020

With many people now working from home, transportation habits have changed during COVID-19. Micromobility is no exception. Representatives from bikeshare and scooter companies shared insights from their data on device usage over the past few months of lockdown.

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One Man’s Vision of How Autonomous Driving Could Benefit People Who Have Disabilities

Ron is a 27-year veteran of the transit industry who spends a lot of time thinking about mobility as part of his job, but he is also a person who is blind. For the Phoenix resident, riding in an autonomous vehicle represented a future where he could move from place to place as independently as anyone else. 

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Veterans embrace the mission of autonomous driving technology

Let's Talk Self-Driving spoke with veterans in our community about autonomous driving technology and the importance of mission, connection and mobility.

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AAPD Scorecard: Vehicle Accessibility is Improving, but Much Work Remains

As part of AAPD’s ongoing effort and in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization released the results of its first Automobile Accessibility Scorecard, which tracks the progress automotive companies are making toward the design and production of accessible vehicles.

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Female leaders in mobility join inaugural Self-Driven Women event

The virtual panel discussion, entitled Self-Driven Women, was moderated by Waymo COO Tekedra Mawakana on August 26, Women’s Equality Day, and also featured Michelle Avary, head of automotive and autonomous mobility at the World Economic Forum, and Raquel Urtasun, chief scientist at Uber ATG.

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Seeing is believing: How Phoenix residents feel about self-driving tech

On behalf of Let’s Talk Self-Driving, ALG Research recently conducted a survey of more than 200 Phoenix residents who identified as being informed about and favorable toward self-driving technology to better assess how their understanding affected their acceptance.

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Key Conversations: How To Have ‘The Talk’ About When to Stop Driving

Many caregivers and family members wrestle with when and how to have a conversation with an aging parent or loved one about whether it’s safe for them to continue operating a car. They may be asking the questions: how old is too old to drive? How should I talk with my parents about when to stop driving? Is it okay to take the keys away from an aging parent?