North Texas leaders are convinced that technology will be the answer to many of the region’s future traffic jams.
But which technologies will emerge as true options for Dallas-Fort Worth commuters of the future? Driver-less cars? Uber air taxis? High-speed rail? Hyperloop tubes?
Because today’s leaders can’t yet predict which of these transport modes will emerge as a traffic solution, they’re making plans for all of them…
Morris said that as North Texas approaches a population of 8 million people, the region is reaching a “tipping point” at which building more highway lanes will have to take a back seat to higher-tech transportation alternatives.