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February 27, 2019 
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Piloting With the Right Passengers
The City of Boston is conducting on-street testing of autonomous vehicles (a.k.a. “driverless” or “self-driving” cars). Older adults and people with mobility differences are among the passengers recruited for a futuristic ride.
LEARN WHY AND LEARN MORE
Look, No Hands!
AARP and the City of Rochester Hills, Michigan (the photo shows Mayor Bryan Barnett “at the wheel”), brought residents together to discuss how autonomous vehicles can transform communities and extend mobility options for older adults.
WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT THE GATHERING
Events, Resources & More
Cities Are Celebrating Award-Winning Drivers — Safety, not speed, is the path to a prize. Source: Where We Live ►
Driver’s Ed Is Now About Driver’s Tech — Every year, car technology gets smarter. Stay in the know with Smart DriverTEK, a free 90-minute interactive workshop to learn how vehicle safety technology can help with parking, merging and more. Source: AARP Driver Safety ►
The Long Road to Self-Driving Cars — Technology will transform the way we travel, but we’re far from fully autonomous vehicles. Source: AARP.org ►
More from AARP Livable Communities:
Keep Driving: For a deeper dive into some of the issues surrounding autonomous vehicles, check out The Future of Transportation, a report and forum from the AARP Public Policy Institute.
The 2019 AARP Challenge Is On! Learn how your community or nonprofit organization can apply for an AARP Community Challenge “quick-action” grant to fund a project related to housing, transportation, smart cities or public spaces.
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