Do Driverless Cars Endanger Cyclists?

There’s been much excitement about driverless cars over the last few years, with tech companies like Google and Cisco joining virtually every car company in trying to get the technology off the ground. This isn’t the only trend in transportation we should be watching, though — and while it may seem cool and futuristic, it’s not necessary the most forward-thinking.

A very old-school technology — the bicycle — might actually be a better bet in the race to transform personal transportation. Therefore, it’s critical to ask, as The League of American Bicyclists does: Will autonomous motor vehicles push human-powered transport like cyclists and pedestrians off the transportation grid?