The largest public transportation expo in the world, The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) brings thousand people, and Navya was there in partnership with KEOLIS.
The triennial Expo was held this year in Atlanta over the October 9th – 11th
It was a massive week in Atlanta for public transit. According to the organizers, 12.000 people from all over the world have been in Atlanta to participate at the APTA Expo.
The APTA Expo has showing off to the world the very latest technologies and services on the market as drones, virtual reality and autonomous shuttles.
In partnership with KEOLIS North America, Navya did many demonstrations of its autonomous and driverless shuttle to the people to experience the future of mobility, more than 1.000 people got a ride on board of our autonomous shuttle during this expo.
As a reminder, the Navya Shuttle can carried up to 15 passengers, 11 seated and 4 standing , the maximum operating speed during the trial is 25 km/h and the vehicle can operate for up to 13h on a single charge.
Before fencing the expo as the keynote speaker, The Secretery of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao met again with the Navya team to test the driverless Navya shuttle, and discuss regarding the positive aspects about our Navya Shuttle who’s transporting passengers on the first and last kilometer.
NAVYA, created in 2014, is a French company specializing the development of innovative, smart and sustainable mobility solutions. NAVYA develops driverless, automated electric vehicles that are dedicated to first and last mile and independent of all infrastructure. In October 2015, NAVYA launched the NAVYA ARMA, a 100% autonomous, driverless and electric shuttle which is now operating globally on a variety of private sites and public roads.
For more than a century Keolis has been a global leader in managing passenger transportation systems throughout the world, transporting 3 billion passengers a year via trains, buses, shuttles and taxis, while providing fleet management and maintenance, parking facility management, logistics and routing services.