Orlando isn’t seeing flying cars like those from the Jetsons — yet — but the city is working on paving the way for new vehicle technologies.

And local transportation leaders are gearing up for it, they told a crowd last week at Orlando Busin ess Journal’s 2017 Business of Transportation luncheon.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) in January designated Central Florida as one of 10 proving-ground pilot sites to encourage testing and information sharing for automated-vehicle…