Detroit Medical Center patients offered new self-driving shuttle service

The shuttle is available Monday through Friday specifically to residents of Brush Park Senior Center and Brewster Homes and works on a pre-programmed 1.3 mile path. A human safety operator is always on board the shuttle to assist passengers get on and off the shuttle and to offer academic resources..

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Thursday, August 20th, 2020

The complimentary service comes via a number of partners, including the state of Michigan, AARP and self-governing driving designer Navya. The shuttle service began in mid-August and will go through mid-October..

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This operation is very important for building rely on autonomous movement and linking “linking seniors and individuals with specials needs to healthcare, regional farmers market and pharmacies gos to,” stated Ray Smith, owner of IXR Mobility and Mobility Inclusion, which provides transport services in Detroit..

Senior people and locals of 2 regional Detroit communities now have the choice of taking a self-driving shuttle bus to appointments at Detroit Medical Center Heart Hospital.