Would you move farther from work if you had a driverless car? D-FW builders want to know

One surprise for the builders is the prospect of driverless cars. As major auto manufacturers and tech companies test automated vehicles, builders are thinking ahead.
“We asked adults if one was ever developed in their lifetime, would they consider buying one of these cars,” Quint said. “Fifty-nine percent said they would consider it.”
And that can have a direct impact on where people choose to buy a home. Sixty-three percent of potential buyers said they would move farther from work if they didn’t have to drive a car.
“This represents a paradigm shift we need to prepare for,” said Mark Boud, an economist with housing information and media firm Haley-Wood. “Automated cars have a big impact on our industry.