Frisco, US is piloting AVs
Frisco, located within Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region, will begin driverless shuttle service in July 2018. This pilot mark the first on-demand, self-driving transportation service operating on public roads in Texas. The pilot will be conducted in partnership with Drive.ai, a California-based firm, in a geo-fenced area in the city’s North Platinum Corridor. The company’s Level 4 autonomous vehicle is a Nissan NV200 van featuring outward-facing display panels designed for easy communication to approaching passengers. The six-month pilot will connect a business park to The Star, a 91-acre premier sports and entertainment district, and with planned expansion into Frisco Station.