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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

An On-Demand Public Transit Leapfrog

Is the largest city in America without a public bus transit system laying the groundwork for an autonomous, on-demand shuttle network? Arlington, Texas, a city of 400k in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is reportedly planning on spending $9M per year to serve its entire 99 square miles with 70 shuttles operated by Via. Via’s on-demand […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

A Mobility on Demand Service Designed for All People

Imagine a mobility service that offers on-demand, door-to-door capability for all citizens, regardless of physical ability. Gary Miksell, Chief Innovation/Technical Officer of VTA, Silicon Valley’s transit and congestion agency, has been imagining that scenario and has begun putting the pieces in place to test such an approach in a real-world setting at the campus of […]

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Some Innovative New Thinking and Some Big Impacts – #InnovationandImpact

What was the bigger announcement? That the Valley Transit Authority is looking at how they transform the organization to become a mobility manager or that they are looking at autonomous buses in rights-of-way they own, instead of fixed rail solutions. These were just a few of the may insights from ProspectSV’s Innovation and Impact Symposium, […]