Purdue Researchers Bringing Self-Driving Technology To Indiana Roads
Self-driving cars are still years away. But the technology that will make them work is on the ground in Indiana, and those innovations are already making some roads in the state safer.
Darcy Bullock directs the Joint Transportation Research Program at Purdue University. He and his colleagues are paving the way for autonomous cars by working with private and public institutions.
“You get those stakeholders at the table and they are part of it, so it is not just a narrow silo’d research project,” Bullock says. “But you’ve got agencies that have come together, so when you are ready for implementation, they’ve already had that conversation, so implementation works much better.”
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