Driverless Buses to Hit Real Roads in Florida

EasyMile self-driving bus on a roadTwelve-passenger, driverless buses will hit real roads in Gainesville, Fla., later this year, marking the first time autonomous shuttles travel among other traffic in the U.S.

Currently in testing on closed courses, the EasyMile electric buses will run four-mile routes between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida. They’ll have standby operators on board in case anything goes wrong, and riding them will be free during a three-year trial period.

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