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We often talk about how autonomous vehicles can move people who otherwise wouldn’t be able to commute as often. Sasha Lekach, a tech reporter for transportation at Mashable, saw it happen in real life recently at the National Federation of the Blind’s annual conference in Las Vegas.
 
Lyft teamed up with self-driving car pioneer Aptiv to give people with impaired vision more than three hours worth of rides. Hear from Sasha on how companies like Lyft and Aptiv are liberating people who have to rely on others to move around in their communities.
 
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