In a business park on the northwest side of Denver, an autonomous all-electric bus has been shuttling commuters from the 61st and Pena commuter rail station to the building that houses the offices of Panasonic and EasyMile.
The first of its kind in Colorado, the shuttle moves people from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, as part of a six-month pilot project between the Regional Transportation District (RTD), Denver’s transit agency; EasyMile, a driverless mobility company; and many other project partners. RTD is evaluating the shuttle’s reliability and availability.
“RTD wanted to see how easily and effectively it could be integrated into the overall service,” says Lauren Isaac, EasyMile’s director of business initiatives...
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