Autonomous shuttles pilot projects ending for Whitby and Rouge Hill GO Stations

Two shuttle pilot initiatives are at an end, though lessons learned from the projects will help Metrolinx and its partners  to plan for future transportation needs. These lessons will support autonomous vehicles on public roads and into public transit systems. Autonomous shuttle trials in Whitby and Toronto have ended following the news that the shuttle’s manufacturer, Local Motors, ceased operations in January. While the trials … Continue reading Autonomous shuttles pilot projects ending for Whitby and Rouge Hill GO Stations

First for Canada as transit riders can use self-driving electric shuttle to get to Whitby GO

In the summer, Metrolinx partnered with several agencies to start testing an autonomous vehicle that would roll into Whitby GO as part of an AV pilot project. Now, after weeks of mapping and testing, the vehicle is ready to open its doors for customers. Find out more about how the self-driving, emission-free vehicle can help Durham residents get around. Hop in and ride the WAVE. … Continue reading First for Canada as transit riders can use self-driving electric shuttle to get to Whitby GO

Self-driving electric shuttle heading to Whitby GO as part of AV pilot project

Durham Region residents will soon see a self-driving, electric vehicle rolling into Whitby GO as Metrolinx partners with several agencies to help create the smart infrastructure. Find out more about the new autonomous shuttle and how it fits into a fully integrated local transit network of the future. What was once reserved for the world of science fiction is now becoming a reality.  Starting this … Continue reading Self-driving electric shuttle heading to Whitby GO as part of AV pilot project