Electric Low Speed Automated Shuttle Trial at Tunney’s Pasture


Electric Low Speed Automated Shuttle Trial at Tunney's Pasture

(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 2 – Energy)

Organization: Area X.O, Transport Canada and the City of Ottawa

Timeline for Completion: Nov 3-13, 2020

Objective:

Area X.O operated by Invest Ottawa, together with Transport Canada, the City of Ottawa, EasyMile and fellow partners today announced the launch of the first on- road electric Low-Speed Automated Shuttle (LSAS) trial of its kind in Ontario.

Project highlights
The first on-road Low-Speed Automated Shuttle (LSAS) trial of its kind in Ontario
First project of its kind to be approved under Ontario’s Automated Vehicle Testing Program.
The automated shuttles are following a 1.5 KM route throughout the Tunney’s Pasture campus
The project features the EZ10 shuttle by EasyMile, which can fit up to six people (seated)

Research objectives
Better understand the planning and approvals processes for testing automated shuttles on Canadian roads
See how automated shuttles operate in a real-world transportation environment
Develop further guidance for future low speed automated shuttle tests

Summary:

Contact Us:
Phone: 613-222-7452
Email: rthompson@investottawa.ca


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Project entered on: November 3, 2020 at 10:52 am


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