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Eric Jaffe

Editor, CityLab

Eric Jaffe is a contributing writer to CityLab and the author of A Curious Madness (2014) and The King’s Best Highway (2010). He lives in New York.

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  • Feb 09 2015
    Report The Future of Transportation Getting from here to there in the United States today can feel a lot closer to an episode of The Flintstones than The Jetsons. Every day we deal with problems that should be relics of the past: congested highways full of single-occupancy cars, mass transit systems continually under threat of service cuts, and aging infrastructure […] Eric Jaffe
  • Apr 30 2014
    Blog Post The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets This post originally appeared in the Atlantic Cities. The first rule of riding in Google’s self-driving car, says Dmitri Dolgov, is not to compliment Google’s self-driving car. We’ve been cruising the streets of Mountain View for about ten minutes. Dolgov, the car’s software lead, is sitting shotgun. Brian Torcellini, the project’s lead test driver (read: […] Eric Jaffe
  • Feb 04 2014
    Blog Post Welcome to the Future of Transportation Getting from here to there in the United States today can feel a lot closer to an episode of The Flintstones than The Jetsons. Every day we deal with problems that should be relics of the past: congested highways full of single-occupancy cars, mass transit systems continually under threat of service cuts, and aged infrastructure […] Eric Jaffe, Somer Mathis
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