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We heard what really matters to you when it comes to autonomous driving.

See what San Francisco had to say.

*Survey was conducted in Q4 2020
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What makes it difficult to
get around San Francisco?
*Respondents could select multiple answers
74%
Finding parking
63%
Unreliable public transportation
63%
Dangerous drivers
57%
Stressful commute
47%
Not enough bike lanes
48%
Cost of transit
23%
Don’t feel safe
52%
Too much traffic
74%
Finding parking
63%
Unreliable public transportation
63%
Dangerous drivers
57%
Stressful commute
52%
Too much traffic
48%
Cost of transit
47%
Not enough bike lanes
23%
Don’t feel safe

Time spent in congestion increased 1.5 times faster than population growth since 2000 in the Bay Area.

– Vital Signs
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Fully autonomous driving technology could one day help reduce congestion, decrease stress, and improve road safety.

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How have you gotten around in the last two months?
*Survey was conducted in Q4 2020, respondents could select multiple answers

Pedestrians are consistently the most vulnerable road users in San Francisco, accounting for over half of all fatalities. – City of San Francisco, Vision Zero 2019 End Of Year Traffic Fatality Report

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Fully autonomous driving technology has the potential to improve safety for all road users, from cyclists and pedestrians to people using micromobility devices and other drivers.

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Do you know someone who lives with limited mobility?
*Respondents could select multiple answers

94,000 San Francisco residents report a disability that limits their mobility. – San Francisco Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS)

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Autonomous vehicle technology holds the potential to bring a new level of freedom and independence for those who cannot drive.

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Would you ride in an autonomous vehicle if given the opportunity today?

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Survey results show informed respondents believe autonomous driving will:

- Help people with disabilities get around
- Reduce drunk, drugged, and distract driving
- Be good for people who lack access to transportation

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Which aspect of autonomous driving do you find most compelling when it comes to safety?
*Respondents could select multiple answers

In San Francisco in 2019, the most commonly-cited primary collision factor was failure by a driver to yield right-of-way at crosswalks. – City of San Francisco, Vision Zero 2019 End of Year Traffic Fatality Report

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Fully autonomous vehicles could improve road safety by being constantly vigilant of their environments and can recognize pedestrians, cyclists, and other road users.

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If you didn’t have to be the driver, what would you do with your extra time?
*Respondents could select multiple answers

The average Bay Area commute, regardless of mode of transportation, has crept up from 24 minutes in 1980 to 31 minutes in 2018 – Vital Signs, an initiative of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

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Fully autonomous driving technology handles all the tasks of driving so that humans can relax and enjoy being passengers.

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Are there any specific experiences that made you feel unsafe on SF’s streets?

In SF, 75% of severe and fatal traffic injuries occur in just 13% of San Francisco streets. These comprise areas called the “Vision Zero High Injury Network” (VZHIN.) – City of San Francisco, Vision Zero 2019 End of Year Traffic Fatality Report

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Fully autonomous driving technology holds the promise to change the way our roads operate and save thousands of lives now lost to accidents every year.

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