Driving Change: Are Cities Ready for Robot Cars?

Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and the former mayor of New York, opened the CityLab conference at the Intercontinental on Monday. The artistic stage is a "living stage" of moss by Plant The Future in Wynwood.

America may be in the throes of Election 2016, but organizers of a global conference taking place in Miami believe it is cities and their inhabitants that are most often in the best position to drive massive change and innovation. 

Consider driverless cars. In a limited way, they are already here, on the streets of San Francisco, Pittsburgh, and other cities; road testing is planned for Miami-Dade, too. 

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