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CONTRA COSTA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY RECEIVES PERMISSION FROM NHTSA TO TEST SHARED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES ON PUBLIC ROADS

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) received permission from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to test shared autonomous vehicles on public roads within the 600-acre Bishop Ranch business park, where CCTA is leading a pilot demonstration project operating electric, low-speed, multi-passenger autonomous vehicles that are not equipped with a steering wheel, brake pedal, […]

CONTRA COSTA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES BAIDU AS A GOMENTUM PARTNER

Baidu, the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, joined CCTA and GoMentum Station’s growing list of international partners to test a fleet of its next-generation autonomous vehicles at GoMentum’s secure, 5,000-acre test site in Concord, California. “Baidu’s technology achievements go beyond developing search engine algorithms—the company is recognized as one of the global leaders in […]

GoMentum Station and Netherlands Announce International Partnership to Test Autonomous Vehicles

Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Executive Director Randell Iwasaki announced today CCTA’s intent to partner with The Netherlands to use the GoMentum Station proving grounds to move the smart e-mobility market forward. Representatives from CCTA and The Netherlands met on July 7, 2017, to sign a letter of intent to test its autonomous vehicles at […]

GoMentum Station and First Transit Enter Exclusive Partnership to Further Autonomous Innovation and Research

GoMentum Station announces a partnership agreement with First Transit which will foster research and innovation in the field of shared autonomous vehicle (SAV) application and technology research. First Transit will join GoMentum Station and use the facility as a test site for innovative transit applications, including a pilot project with EasyMile and the Contra Costa […]

Self-Driving Buses in California

SAN RAMON, CA — A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday (March 6), preparing to move themselves onto a local public road in California’s first pilot program for a self-diving vehicle without a steering wheel or human operator on city streets. California and […]

Shared Autonomous Vehicles Make Debut at Bishop Ranch as Part of Pilot Program

San Ramon, CA – March 6, 2017 – Bishop Ranch, EasyMile, GoMentum Station and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) announced today that two EZ10 Shared Autonomous Vehicles (SAV) will begin operation at Bishop Ranch, northern California’s premier business park in San Ramon. This marks the beginning of the second phase of testing for a […]

Autonomous Shuttles Inch Around San Ramon’s Bishop Ranch Monday

Not exactly ready for roles in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, but for followers of autonomous technology it was still interesting to see a pair of upended British phone boxes whining around Bishop Ranch virtually unchaperoned Monday. The driverless gizmos, preternaturally slow by American standards, are the first passenger shuttles of their kind to be deployed anywhere […]

Self-driving bus with no back-up driver nears California street

A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto a local public road in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without steering wheel or human operator. California and other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub of […]

California Prepares for Self-driving Buses with No Back-up Drivers

A pair of $250,000 autonomous buses began driving around an empty San Francisco Bay Area parking lot on Monday, preparing to move onto local public roads in California’s first pilot program for a self-driving vehicle without a steering wheel or human operator. California and other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub for testing […]