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Three in four Americans still afraid of fully self-driving vehicles

Three in four Americans still afraid of fully self-driving vehicles

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH — One year after several high-profile automated vehicle incidents, American attitudes toward fully self-driving cars have not rebounded. AAA's annual automated vehicle survey found that 71 percent of people are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles — indicating that overall...

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

Mayor Bill Peduto enforces safety polices for autonomous vehicles

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH- With a constant presence of autonomous cars in Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto has issued policies for the continuation of testing and development of these self-driving cars in Pittsburgh. Roughly a month after the organization Bike Pittsburgh received results from city residents about how...

Bike Pittsburgh surveys pedestrians and bikers on self-driving cars

Bike Pittsburgh surveys pedestrians and bikers on self-driving cars

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The results of a survey put out by Bike Pittsburgh regarding how bikers felt sharing the road with automated cars are in. The survey was sent to citizens in early February and was the second survey done by the organization on the topic of self-driving cars. "It makes you uncomfortable you almost ha...

Bike Pittsburgh seeks input on cycling next to Uber’s self-driving cars

Bike Pittsburgh seeks input on cycling next to Uber’s self-driving cars

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Bike Pittsburgh has distributed a survey asking pedestrians and bikers of the Steel City how they would feel traveling alongside vehicles that drive themselves. In Sept. 2016, Uber came to the city of Pittsburgh to test their semi-autonomous vehicles (AVs), and a survey was released...