2028: Los Angeles’ Autonomous Summer Olympics
In this episode of The Road To Autonomy, Grayson Brulte discusses why the 2028 Summer Olympics can help usher in the future of autonomy.
With the Summer Olympics scheduled to come to Los Angeles in 2028, the City of Los Angeles should take a decisive step and announce that all officially sanctioned Olympics vehicles will be autonomous, on-demand and electric.
While this is a bold statement, it’s not much different than the controversial 1984 Los Angeles Olympics strategy. The 1984 Summer Olympics which were the first privately financed Olympic Games relied heavily on television rights fees and corporate sponsorships to underwrite the costs of the games which were considered controversial at the time.
This strategy netted the 84 Summer Olympics a surplus of $250 million. The benefits of which are still being felt today. While there is no way to guarantee that an autonomous vehicle strategy would be as lucrative for the 2028 Summer Olympics, you can all but guarantee that the strategy could help to usher in the future of transportation. Tune in to learn why we the 2028 Summer Olympics can help usher in the future of autonomy.
Interested in learning more about why the 2028 Summer Olympics could help usher in the future of autonomy? Peruse our 2028: Los Angeles’ Autonomous Summer Olympics article.