Saturday, September 08, 2018


The only surprising thing about this is that people are surprised by it.

According to a major new study, Uber, Lyft and their smaller rivals are clogging major U.S. cities — not relieving congestion — and even more traffic may be on the way when self-driving cars are commonplace.

People have similar fantasies about self-driving cars which are also wrong. Not that the self-driving cars are going to work, but if they did work they aren't going to reduce congestion or even parking requirements.