Capital Times: Google, take the wheel: Madison gets ready for a future of driverless cars

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This Capital Times article includes quotes from civil and environmental engineering researcher Peter Rafferty.

Self-driving cars are already here. Sort of.

Head over to the Zimbrick BMW dealership at 2300 Rimrock Road, and the luxury car known as the 7 Series is available for a test drive. The sleek black sedan, which retails starting at $81,500, comes with bells and whistles galore — a 16-speaker sound system, massaging rear seats and a heated steering wheel. More…