First there was the driverless car, now there is a riderless bike

The driverless car is widely heralded as the transportation method of the future but many critics say there are more efficient and greener ways to navigate through our world.

Enter the riderless bike. The small Vancouver, B.C., startup RDRLESS, is banking on the idea that people will want bicycles that ride themselves in the near future.

Shelia McKenzie uses the RDRLESS app to send her bike off to work. (Joseph Schweers/Derek Pante)

“Although Google is also working on an autonomous bike, ours is more disruptive because it doesn’t require a rider at all,