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Metro21 Executive Director Discusses Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

Metro21 Executive Director Karen Lightman highlighted the future of autonomous vehicles with the Tribune-Review as they explored how self-driving vehicle testing in Pittsburgh is shifting gears to focus on the trucking industry.

"I'm hoping that we'll see public transportation also become more automated and autonomous, and shared mobility will be a critical part of it.  If we end up having more single-occupancy vehicles that happen to be autonomous, we're not improving quality of life.  And if it's just for the rich elite, that's not sustainable, either.  We have to make sure there's equity in this." - Karen Lightman

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