Shared Automated Vehicles

SHARED AUTOMATED VEHICLE

Shared autonomous vehicles are enhancing the future of mobility. First Transit is leading the way in the design, implementation, safe operation, and management of shared autonomous vehicle solutions on behalf of our customers and the communities we serve. Through our growing portfolio of shared autonomous vehicle initiatives, First Transit has the experience to deliver a shared autonomous vehicle mobility solution.
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The Future Of Transportation

THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION

As automated vehicle technology and artificial intelligence continue to evolve, their adoption in passenger transportation is a present reality for transit agencies and private firms across the globe. Recognizing this technology’s benefits, First Transit works with clients and partners to deploy driverless vehicles as an integrated mobility solution.

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What Is A Shared Automated Vehicle

WHAT IS A SHARED AUTOMATED VEHICLE

Shared Automated Vehicles (“SAV”) are low-speed driverless vehicles that are “shared” between multiple users. An efficient alternative to privately-owned vehicles, SAVs provide a shared-ride solution for safely moving people from point A to point B.

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Practical Solutions For Automated Vehicles And Technology

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMATED VEHICLES AND TECHNOLOGY

Automated vehicles are a viable alternative to traditional buses and can be used in a number of applications and operating environments.
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What First Transit Can Do For You

WHAT FIRST TRANSIT CAN DO FOR YOU

First Transit merges six decades of passenger transportation experience with extensive experience in the shared automated vehicle space. We work with clients to determine the best solutions for their automated mobility needs.
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First Transit is a global leader in transportation services; our experience in transit systems include more than 300 locations that range in system sizes from just a few vehicles to more than a thousand. As a leading transportation provider for more than 60 years, we have the expertise to tailor solutions to your system’s needs.

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First Transit News

FIRST TRANSIT PARTNERS WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

MINNEAPOLIS – First Transit, continuing its leadership in shared automated vehicle (SAV) innovation, is partnering with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), EasyMile and 3M to demonstrate SAVs capabilities in winter weather.

First Transit is offering rides on the SAV to the public at Nicollet Mall from Third Street to Fourth Street in Downtown Minneapolis on January 26, 27, and 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST.

First Transit will support the project with onsite personnel, operations and maintenance support for the SAV.

“First Transit is proud to be leading the way in SAV technology and innovation,” said Justin Pate, senior vice president of First Transit. “As SAV technology is changing at a quick pace, we are excited to be at the forefront.”