AVs don’t have to spell the death of walkable cities: 10 ideas for mayors

Just as city hall leaders around the nation are prioritizing the creation of more walkable communities, they also need to think ahead to prepare for the mass introduction of autonomous vehicles to their streets and the impacts they’ll have on transportation.

Urban designer Jeff Speck, author of “Walkable City,” had 10 observations for the mayors that he said could help with them plan for the autonomous vehicle transition.