Happy February from your friends at Quick Shift! Winter may be far from over, but our love of transportation technology keeps us warm all year long. -- Katie Burke
Disengagement day. The California Department of Motor Vehicles released its third annual autonomous vehicle disengagement report Wednesday. The 19 companies that have been licensed to test self-driving cars on the state's public roads for all of 2017 submitted assessments of miles driven and the number of times humans had to take control.
Uber, but for bikes. Uber made its first foray into bike rentals with the announcement of a test pilot with dockless bike-rental startup Jump. The ride-hailing company will allow users in San Francisco to book bikes on its own app.
- Honda doubles down on human-centric manufacturing in midst of automation era.
- Tesla bonds are going like hotcakes.
- Comma.ai expands aftermarket self-driving technology to Toyota models.
- The upcoming Uber-Waymo trial could affect how talent moves in Silicon Valley.
- TechCrunch was involved in an accident with a self-driving car from Phantom AI.
- 'Shared Mobility Pledge' aims to improve urban transportation.
- Sidewalk Labs launches city-planning platform.
- How dockless bikes could fix America's cities.
- Will smaller businesses be pushed out of San Jose, Calif., as Google buys up more land?