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How Downtown Plans Can Create a Framework for Revitalization Efforts: Part 2

Downtown plans often employ a multifaceted approach, but those that include goals of expanding transportation options, addressing safety concerns, and working to bring a sense of security back to the area can spur revitalization efforts. 

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Autonomous Vehicles: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You?

Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (self-driving cars) may seem too futuristic to seriously contemplate, but autonomous ridesharing vehicles will be here before you know it.

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Regulating Uber, Lyft, and Other Transportation Network Companies

Cities and counties in Washington have begun to regulate "transportation network companies" such as Uber and Lyft, and some jurisdictions have taken a more regional approach.

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