Autonomous cars will only ease traffic when paired with smart lights

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A car with no driver, nor even a steering wheel, pulls up at your door. You jump in, bound for the airport. The car pulls away, turns off your street onto a main road and… hits traffic? It turns out that even when autonomous cars become reality, they won’t help much to ease the gridlock in our cities: for that, we need to overhaul traffic lights too.

Read the full article in New Scientist.