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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, located at the former naval weapons station in Concord....

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 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 Transportation Authority (CCTA) to deploy the first SAV shuttle...

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CONCORD, Calif. — Machines today can do incredible things. Computer algorithms are advanced enough to best world champions in chess or the multi-week champion on Jeopardy! If you ask that same chess-playing computer to a game of checkers, however, complications arise. While said computer may excel at one task, using that same computing power to solve an equally or even less complex problem is the largest hurdle for artificial...

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Self-Driving Buses in California

Self-Driving Buses in California


Posted on Mar 9, 2017

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 other states are weighing the opportunities of becoming a hub of testing a technology that is...

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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 pilot demonstration project authorized as part of California Assembly Bill 1592, which...

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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 in the nation – and should be an everyday sight at Bishop Ranch...

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