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Lyft begins testing its own self-driving cars on a private 5,000-acre campus (Fast Company)

Lyft said today it is taking its self-driving cars to GoMentum Station in Contra Costa County, California. The 5,000-acre campus is a proving ground for transit technology used by car-and-part manufacturers, among others. The deal with GoMentum will give Lyft an opportunity to test its technology on private roads. The ride-hail company first laid bare […]

Lyft tests self-driving cars in massive new training facility (Mashable)

It’s not just Uber and Waymo racing to put self-driving cars on the road. Ride-hailing app Lyft has been building its self-driving car program, and on Thursday, its fleet got a training boost. Using test cars built at its own autonomous car development center, Lyft is running its cars through the ultimate challenge at a […]

Autonomous vehicles now being tested on San Ramon streets (Danvillle-SanRamon)

Officials and members of the media gathered at San Ramon Bishop Ranch Tuesday morning for a historical moment — the state’s first testing of shared autonomous vehicles on public streets. The implementation of the EasyMile shuttles is part of Contra Costa County’s larger vision of future transportation, in particular solving the “first and last mile” […]

California’s 1st driverless bus debuts in San Ramon (ABC News)

The first driverless bus approved for use on public roads in California debuted on Tuesday, as local leaders lauded the potential of such vehicles to improve public-transit outcomes in and around the city of San Ramon. “It’s a momentous day for San Ramon and for Bishop Ranch,” Mayor Bill Clarkson told ABC station KGO-TV in […]

Calif. tests first fully autonomous shuttle on state roads (Roads & Bridges)

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and GoMentum Station have announced that permission was granted and testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads will begin at Bishop Ranch, the largest mixed-use business community in Northern California, located in the city of San Ramon. This is the first time the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) […]

CCTA: Testing Begins for 1st Autonomous Shuttle on Public Roads in CA (East County Today)

SAN RAMON, CA – On Tuesday, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and GoMentum Station announced that permission was granted and testing of shared autonomous vehicles on public roads will begin at Bishop Ranch, the largest mixed-use business community in Northern California located in the city of San Ramon. This is the first time the […]