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How Driverless Cars Could Change the Way We Travel

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Wells Dunbar, KUT News
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Google is one company leading the creation of self-driving cars. While the technology itself is revolutionary, Chandra Bhat says it also has big implications for how people may travel in the future.

Self-driving cars are coming. It’s just a matter of when. Last year, four states passed laws allowing driverless cars on the road.  But for Chandra Bhat, director of the Center for Transportation Research at the University of Texas, the question is how driverless cars will affect other consumer choices people make: where they live, what types of cars they own, when they travel?

Listen to Bhat talk about some of those ways below.

Bhat spoke at SXSW Interactive on Monday about the implications of driverless cars.

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