Nov 8, 2013

Driverless Public Transport System Proposed

The City of Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom has announced plans to deploy a driverless public transport system. 100 pods will be introduced to the town alongside an accompanying smartphone app that can be used to book and pay for journeys.

Each pod will have enough space for two passengers and luggage and will travel up to speeds of 12 mph. The pods are powered by electronic motors and will initially be given their own lanes, though there are plans to remove these once residents have become accustomed to the technology.

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