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Self-Driving Bikes: Seattle’s Next Transit Revolution?

Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

July 5, 2018

What does your future commute look like? Will you be taking a self-driving car, a solo-wheel, the hyperloop?

What about... a self-driving bike?

In this episode of ReInventors, we look at how Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are spearheading a grassroots effort to test and develop lighter, more affordable, personal rapid transit: self-driving bikes.

ReInventors is hosted by Katie Herzog. Each episode features scientists, inventors and tinkerers who are reimagining the basic elements of our everyday lives.



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Eric Keto

From the Oregon Coast to the North Slope of Alaska, Eric enjoys telling stories from the western edge of the country. His nonfiction video work has been featured on The Atlantic, PBS NewsHour and Alaska Public Media.

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This is going to be interesting as well as challenging to see autonomous bikes moving on roads. This will take some to for technology to develop to this level.

Regards,

Jaspal