Not sure whether I saw it in the CityLab, Digg, or the Guardian’s Cityscape newsletters, but this week I learned about an eye-opening idea from a New York Times article about jaywalking and autonomous vehicles: “One solution, suggested by an automotive industry official, is gates at each corner, which would periodically open to allow pedestrians to cross.” If that doesn’t tell you everything you need to know about how people looking at “disruption” view the world around them, I don’t know what would.

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