“A new bike share service called Zagster was recently launched at Humboldt State University in an effort to help students, staff and faculty get around campus and Arcata while reducing their carbon footprint….”
In the case of Arcata plaza business and property owners, this Transwestern Commercial Services study of autonomous vehicles gives more ammunition to support plans to eliminate parking over time. And also for HSU planners and dorm/apartment developers to incorporate and promote beneficial changes just ahead. Following is a related Forbes article. The list of predicted impacts is quite interesting. I dare say HCAOG would be wise to examine as well.
The dawn of autonomous vehicles is going to bring disruption with a capital "D" to industries around the world. Transwestern Commercial Services is trying to help participants in its own industry, commercial real estate, anticipate the big changes that AVs will bring to their realm, too.