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My Other Car Is a Robot

As anyone who's witnessed the effects of a highway expansion knows, anytime driving gets easier, people do a lot more of it. Over at the San Francisco Business Times, Cory Weinberg considers the very pertinent question of whether driverless cars will lead to more suburban sprawl. Though they can't make commutes any shorter, driverless cars do have the potential to make time on the road more productive—a change that could make suburban land suddenly more valuable. [SF Business Times]