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Chicago prepares for driverless cars, e-scooters with new task force

Sep 05, 2018 - Chicago Business Journal

To help manage and prepare for an influx of new transportation methods, from ride-sharing and bike-sharing, to electric scooters and autonomous vehicles, the city of Chicago has brought in former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to head a new task force that will take the lead on that mission.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the task force Monday, saying that it will be responsible for evaluating the city's transportation landscape and making recommendations on how to su...