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Old Posted Jan 12, 2018, 11:47 PM
milomilo milomilo is offline
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Originally Posted by jawagord View Post
There is very little to be gained by making the Ctrain driverless, the driver to revenue(cost) ratio is already miniscule. And the train is only efficient at morning and evening rush hour. Today one of the big reasons for not taking a car downtown is where to park, that goes away with driverless vehicles. I don't see the C-train coming out a winner in this future. But making a bus driverless and smaller could be a real big win for transit.
You must have a value for the cost of the drivers currently then? That's interesting, as I was looking for it recently and couldn't find it. I'd be interested what it is - can you share?
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