Hillwood Is Turning Fort Worth's AllianceTexas Into Testbed for Future of Transportation

When Uber announced it would develop and test an urban air taxi service in Dallas, the Perot family’s Hillwood was one of the first companies to sign on as one of the ride-hailing company’s business partners.Now, the real estate developer wants to turn its giant master-planned development north of Fort Worth into a test bed for futuristic transportation.The Dallas-based company said today that it will collaborate with companies, regulators, entrepreneurs and academics to deploy and commercialize new kinds of mobility, from drones to autonomous cars and trucks, at AllianceTexas. Hillwood is working with consulting firm Deloitte to develop a business model for the mobility innovation zone.  Continue reading...

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