Why Driverless Cars Will Increase Tensions in Cities and Suburbs Alike

The Atlantic Cities’ own Emily Badger interviewed a research team of computer scientists at the University of Texas at Austin, who are studying how to make intersections move far more cars than they can today. They devised algorithms that let driverless cars flow through the intersection without need for lights that only let one direction of traffic move at a time. But what’s missing from this diagram? How about… people?