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A new report says that autonomous cars could worsen congestion, driving, and parking problems

The report on preparation in Israel for the smart transport revolution states, ‘There is a palpable risk that the smart transport revolution could aggravate congestion, driving, and parking problems, especially in city centres, due to new journeys and empty journeys (by autonomous vehicles), and because people will prefer car services to public transport, traveling on foot, and riding bicycles.’ According to Globes the report’s authors believe that its proposed policy will help maximise the economic advantages of the switch to smart transport in areas such as the campaign against traffic accidents, increasing productivity, and lowering the cost of living.

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