Chicago task force drafts roadmap for future of city mobility

The transportation task force in Chicago, IL commissioned by Mayor Rahm Emanuel published a report with more than 50 recommendations “to improve city mobility, including launching an e-scooter pilot and an autonomous vehicle pilot.” The report “outlines innovative strategies to support a modern, multi-modal transportation system that integrates new mobility services and technologies. The 20-person task force came to its conclusions by speaking with stakeholders and examining challenges to Chicago's existing transportation network, including accessibility, congestion from ride-hailing services and a lack of funding to improve infrastructure.”

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