In a new study, transportation planner Professor Adam Millard-Ball of the University of California, Santa Cruz has been researching the way that autonomous vehicles would respond to parking situations. He points out that autonomous vehicles don’t have the same incentive to park as do manually controlled vehicles and could cause gridlock.
When a driver arrives at their destination, they necessarily have to park their car. But an autonomous vehicle can keep cruising around once its passenger has disembarked, and it may be incentivized to do so by parking costs.
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