Sorry, bus drivers: Self-driving mass transit is on the way

May 03, 2017 - Mashable

Self-driving technology is shifting to the bus lane.

Proterra, an electric bus manufacturer, just announced its three-phase plan to create the self-driving public transit system of the future, filled with autonomous, emission-free electric buses. The company says the move to autonomy should make mass transit safer and more efficient than ever before.

The company is partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno's Intelligent Mobility program to make it happen. The university's Living...