Legislators Give Thumbs Up to Self-Driving Cars

Two public meetings this week produced surprisingly strong support for self-driving vehicles in Wisconsin. On Tuesday evening Madison’s Capital Times newspaper hosted a forum on self-driving cars. About seventy-five people showed up. When the moderator asked for applause for various points of view the loudest clapping came for the pro-driverless position. Opponents generated only a [...]




Confessing my bike rage

It was fall, 2013 and I had just started my new job at the Bike Fed. I was biking into work wearing my best suit because later that morning I needed to testify at a legislative hearing on – of all things – our vulnerable users bill. As I turned into the new contra flow [...]