Think of it as our own version of Radiator Springs (that's a Cars reference btw), a place where driverless cars will navigate everyday environs. File under: "Kind cool and awesome."
"Now, a purpose-built simulated town and suburb for that very same purpose–testing autonomous vehicles–is to open this fall on 32 acres at the University of Michigan's North Campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The Mobility Transformation Facility will include straight and curving roads of asphalt and concrete, including traffic signs, stoplights, merge lanes, traffic circles, a railroad crossing, sidewalks, and streetlights."
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