Posted: 2017-12-07 18:13
I can see the future clearly now. Self driving cars are inevitable, the car form factor is not imagine if you will a self-driving Segway! You basically sit atop it at a small desk, where you can sit and use your laptop or whatever in a sealed pod that sits atop what we know as a Segway today with a human removed from the controls it can reach 75-85 MPH easily. It 8767 s super compact so it handles even more passenger density than a bus, controlled by a computer you could easily have six abreast in a lane. If the traffic got too bad they could switch to using sidewalks or other pedestrian walkways as viable alternate paths, keeping to walking speed to mix with the few people still walking. Indeed being contained is there any reason why they could not also use rivers as viable causeways?
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It will probably be the unions that prevent the automakers transforming fast enough. All those massive retirement benefits that add thousands per car. The new reality is that the current businesses will not be able to sustain those costs, and the only way to get away from them will be bankruptcy. This is a bit different to the record labels they didn 8767 t have the same magnitude of overhead, I think.
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As cabbies can confirm, there 8767 s also the 8775 peak usage 8776 issue. Even if the claim that people use theirs cars only 9% of the time is valid, for how many people is that 9% of the time, say, between 6-8 . and between 5-7 .? Also, auto cars will still have to park the alternative is they drive around aimlessly waiting to be summoned. The idea that they will just go from fare to fare all day ignores the peak usage issue. Further, who exactly will clean them between fares when the guy ahead of me spills his coffee all over the front seat? Also, will my car preferences be similar enough to those of others that my chosen car will be summonable on 85-second notice? If the weather 8767 s nice, can I have an eco-friendly autonomous motorcycle instead?
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Hi Zack, interesting article. I agree self-driving cars will cause significant disruption and many benefits. However I think the key point that you need to look at is that road space is not an infinite resource, and hence driverless cars cannot replace mass transit. An example may help. I live in London, where our various trains move over a million people into the city centre each day. Each tube train carries in excess of a thousand people, and on some lines there are up to 89 trains per hour. The roads are already one big traffic jam of 668,555 morning peak passengers going to work on busses. In between the buses we manage to squeeze in a few trucks doing deliveries and one or two private cars.
6). One thing I noticed was that some of the articles cited (like item 67, the PWC prediction of a 99% fleet reduction where such grand predictions are not sourced nor explained) make little sense, given other assumptions in the article, or just basic arithmetic. If cars are used 9% of the time, how could the their transportation ability possibly be replaced with 6% of the fleet? 85% less city driving due to less parking doesn 8767 t get you there (not even close). Besides, such cars driven continuously will need frequent maintenance. (Unmaintained and therefore unreliable cars breaking down will NOT encourage people to give up their private car).
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I think tsc999 gets at the key concern, though. The reduction in the fleet comes from removing cars that can be replaced by others that aren 8767 t currently being driven—basically minimizing parked 8775 downtime. 8776 People still need to go wherever they go today, so the amount of traffic doesn 8767 t decrease. The reduction in the fleet may be overstated, too. The question is how many cars you need at peak demand, during rush hour. Is that really only 6% of the fleet, that is, are 99% of cars really parked during rush hour?
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I think there is an error in the source. It talks about 95%, and then has a chart where it takes 95% of Accidents and Energy, but then uses 99% to go from 795 million to million cars. If as another statistic sugests we use the current car base at a 9% rate, and we move that to a perfect 655% rate that would drop us to 65 million cars. I don 8767 t know what a good estimate for usage rate on a fully autonomous system would be but I would be supervised it it hits above 55%. Also if transportation drops in price, increases in convenience then I would expect a greater utilization.
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