The NSW state government will set aside $10m in the 2018-2019 budget to fund more robocar trials. One of the things this cash will be used for is to further an extend a driverless shuttle trial from the confines of Olympic Park to “run on the Sydney orbital network including the Lane Cove Tunnel, The Hills M2 Motorway, Westlink M7, the M5, and the Eastern Distributor” and “the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the harbour tunnel” - sounds like unrealistic hype to me, but god speed NSW government! The end game for the government is to set up on-demand bus services where these robo shuttles come pick you up on demand and act pretty much like Uber Line, just without a person driving the car. Yonks away, but these Liberal fucks are busting for this sorta thing so they can get their rocks off sacking every government paid bus driver in NSW.
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