Hyundai, in collaboration with Pony.ai and Via, today unveiled BotRide, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle service operating on public roads. Starting today, a fleet of self-driving Hyundai KONA Electric SUVs will provide a free ride-sharing service to the local community of Irvine, California. BotRide will run from November 4, 2019 through January 31, 2020 as part of the pilot phase of the program.
The plan apparently includes Schermerhorn Street becoming one way between Smith Street and Third Avenue.
We're looking for big news today, what with our own Julianne Cuba heading up to Albany to cover Mayor Adams's trip to lobby for an extension of speed cameras. But first, start with the news roundup.
It's a noisy city, but the silence from the city Department of Health is particularly defeaning.
The same tool that communities have used for decades to make commutes easier on drivers can be refashioned to reduce reliance on automobiles altogether, a leading planning consultancy argues.
Drivers — they're literally driving us crazy.
The big news this week will be Mayor Adams's trip to Albany on Tuesday — plus Tom Brady on a bike!