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Mayor Adams green-lights robotaxis in NYC — but they can’t be driverless

Posted on AllSides March 29th, 2024
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New Yorkers will soon see self-driving cars snake their way through the city’s traffic-choked streets — though the vehicles won’t be driverless. Mayor Eric Adams signed off on allowing several companies to deploy the autonomous vehicles (AVs) and released requirements for companies to begin the testing phase Thursday. The controversial robotaxis, which have ignited an uproar among San Francisco residents over the safety hazards during its pilot rollout last year, will be overseen by the city’s Department of Transportation. Adams said that the new autonomous vehicle program would be an...

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