Little Roady test of autonomous travel

PILOT PROJECT: The R.I. Department of Transportation has partnered with May Mobility, a Michigan manufacturer of electrical, self-driving vehicles, to launch the Little Roady autonomous vehicle pilot project in Providence. The vehicle is pictured in front of The Cheesecake Factory at the Providence Place mall.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PILOT PROJECT: The R.I. Department of Transportation has partnered with May Mobility, a Michigan manufacturer of electrical, self-driving vehicles, to launch the Little Roady autonomous vehicle pilot project in Providence. The vehicle is pictured in front of The Cheesecake Factory at the Providence Place mall.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
A $1.2 million state project is testing what some might view as a radical concept: Using autonomous vehicles – which can operate without human drivers – in public transportation. The public-private partnership includes R.I. Department of Transportation and Michigan-based May Mobility, manufacturer of electrical, self-driving vehicles. It’s being paid for with money from the state…

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