Self-driving cars aren’t the panacea libertarian tech futurists say they are

They have imbued autonomous vehicles with the possibility to solve every problem that was ever created in transportation since the beginning of time… That might be a tad bit unrealistic.

ā€” Beth Osborne, a senior policy adviser with the advocacy group Transportation for America, deriding libertarian tech futurists who think self-driving cars will make mass transit obsolete (via The New York Times)