DailyDirt: Standing In The Alpha-Beta Parking Lot....

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City planning in the future might have to take into account some technologies that sound like science fiction from the 1960s. Probably no flying cars, but there could be autonomous vehicles and less sprawl. Owning a car might not even be practical. In any case, parking lots will likely be long gone, and here are just a few links on some interesting parking situations. By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    sehlat (profile), May 23rd, 2012 @ 6:29pm

    As long as we don't build the cars in this story:

    In "Devil Car," a man and his highly armed, artificially intelligent car track the black Cadillac that killed his brother.

     

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, May 24th, 2012 @ 12:55am

    Self-Driving Cars Wouldn’t Need To Park

    Why should a car have to park if, say, you only need to pop in somewhere for a few minutes? It could just circle around.

    So instead of contributing to parking congestion, it’ll add to traffic congestion.

    So there will need to be laws against cars doing such circling. Maybe ban driverless cars from going around with nobody in them. But then...

    Law of unintended consequences FTW!

     

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      John Fenderson (profile), May 24th, 2012 @ 3:05pm

      Re: Self-Driving Cars Wouldn’t Need To Park

      So there will need to be laws against cars doing such circling


      In my town, there is precedent for this sort of thing. There are anti-cruising laws that make it illegal to drive down certain streets more than a certain number of times between certain hours.

       

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    bill, May 24th, 2012 @ 6:10pm

    LOL would be cool to have flying cars . NO MORE PLANES!

     

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