PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The future has arrived here in Pittsburgh, according to one list.READ MORE: Gateway Clipper Launches Pittsburgh Party Boat
CNN Tech released a list of “10 Cities Living In The Future,” and Pittsburgh landed the top spot on the list.
The main thing pushing Pittsburgh ahead of the times: self-driving car research.
Uber’s self-driving cars hit Pittsburgh’s streets about a year ago. Ford and Aurora also have local offices, and CNN Tech says other self-driving car companies are considering moving to the city.READ MORE: 100-Foot Slides At Mammoth Park To Reopen This Week
A UK travel writer also recently said Uber’s self-driving cars made visiting Pittsburgh “like visiting the future.”
CNN Tech also cited Carnegie Mellon University as a long-time leader in engineering and robotics. Work on autonomous vehicles has also been conducted at CMU.
Four other U.S. cities made the list: Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Seattle.MORE NEWS: Assistant Marching Band Director At Pennsylvania High School Charged With Distributing And Possessing Child Porn
Elsewhere in the world, Moscow, Singapore, Dubai, Oslo, and Reykjavik, Iceland, are also living in the future.