A researcher explains what it will take to make sure children are reasonably safe from catching the coronavirus aboard school buses.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 sars-cov-2 coronavirus-2020 buses k-12-education transportation aerosols
City streets were built to accommodate cars, but the COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled our transport needs. Many cities are moving to make streets more people-friendly and less car-centric.
July 21, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: cars urban-planning transportation roads traffic sustainable-cities postpandemic-future traffic-jam city-planning bicycles hoverboards
Self-driving taxis could be a setback for those with different needs – unless companies embrace accessible design now
In order to create an efficient future transportation system, autonomous vehicles need to accommodate people with different mobility needs.
June 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: pollution disability braille uber autonomous-vehicles transportation safety technology self-driving-vehicles wheelchairs lyft americans-with-disabilities-act-ada waymo transportation-safety
Driverless vehicles rely heavily on sensors to navigate the world. They're vulnerable to attack if bad actors trick them into 'seeing' things that aren't there, potentially leading to deadly crashes.
March 6, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: machine-learning driverless-cars autonomous-vehicles sensors transportation lidar autonomous-systems automobiles
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