Washington will be a world leader for self-driving cars and electric ferries, governor predicts

The future of transportation will be in Seattle.

That’s a proclamation Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made at an event Wednesday evening celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Alliance of Angels investment group.

Speaking to leaders from the technology, political, business, and other industries, Inslee predicted that Seattle will be home to the first electric ferries in America and a hub for autonomous vehicle development.

“We are going to be the future of the electrification of the transportation system and the autonomous vehicle center of the U.S.,” Inslee said.

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