Orlando Wants to Turn Its Entire City Into a Theme Park for Self-Driving Cars

Route Fifty: The Florida resort destination better know for boy bands and Disney World is vying to become the self-driving car capital of the world. Orlando has a smooth plan for embracing the new technology: Turn the city into the globe’s largest test track, and give the tourist, defense and tech industries a chance to participate.

City officials haven’t set a timeline yet, but the stage has been set by some of the most welcoming laws in the U.S. for autonomous vehicles, as well as central Florida’s selection by the U.S. Department of Transportation as one of 10 autonomous-vehicle proving grounds.

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