a deeper look

Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars

As self-driving cars move from science fiction to reality, city planners will have to consider how self-driving cars (also called autonomous vehicles) will affect cities. Future car technology will likely change our cities needs for maps, parking, gas stations, and streets. City planners will need to update their cities as we all transition from a driven to driverless society.

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Homerule

Homerule

Municipalities can be classified into two categories: cities governed under Dillon’s rule and those governed under home rule charters. Under Dillon’s rule—commonly known as general law—municipal and county power is diminished and the state is assumed to hold all non-federal power.

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