Strange how nobody posted this.
Article is from 2 Aug 2019
One solution, suggested by an automotive industry official, is gates at each corner, which would periodically open to allow pedestrians to cross.
If this truly is “an example of the thinking” by automotive officials about how to make our cities usable for self-driving cars, we are profoundly screwed.
Maybe, just maybe, if your technology does not fit within the basic norms under which our species operates, then your technology is simply bad.