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First autonomous shuttle in dowtown Las Vegas
January 2018, News


The American Automobile Association, in partnership with Keolis, a world leader in public transport operations, announced bringing the future of transportation to America by sponsoring the nation’s first self-driving shuttle pilot project geared specifically for the public. Over the course of a year, the self-driving shuttle aims to provide the quarter-million residents and visitors of Las Vegas with first-hand experience using autonomous vehicle technology. This will be the first self-driving vehicle to be fully integrated with the city’s traffic infrastructure.

In addition to studying how the shuttle interacts in a live traffic environment, AAA will survey riders in order to understand why a large percentage of consumers remain wary of driverless technology, and whether a personal experience changes their perception.


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