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In recent months, more and more people connected to the world of self-driving cars have tempered expectations about their future. 

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An executive order signed by Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Monday outlines objectives and expectations for the safe testing of autonomous vehicles in the city. 

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Autonomous vehicle operators will have a hand in shaping regulations that will govern how they test the technology on public roads. 

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Uber’s shiny autonomous vehicles have been absent from Pittsburgh’s roads since March, when a fatal crash in Tempe, Ariz., involving one of its cars caused the technology company to ground its fleet. Now, as Uber shuts down its Arizona operations, the company said it hopes to return self-driving cars to Pittsburgh this summer.