Connected and automated vehicles … Mobility as a Service (MaaS) … Public transport … Driverless shuttles … there’s so many pilot programs, projects, and trials of smart mobility, Intelligent Transport Systems, and related industries taking place across the world, we thought you might find this list handy in order to get an idea of what’s going on.

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The list

How to use this table: By default the table is ordered by commencement date (YYYY/MM) but you can click the top of the table to re-order the list, or use the Search box to find a trial, concept, or location. For more details about items in the list, click the ‘More info’ links. For best viewing on a mobile phone screen, view in landscape mode.

2023Germany, Netherlands, AustriaC-ITS CorridorThis multi-project R&D environment on a Rotterdam – Frankfurt – Vienna motorway corridor will result in the 'gradual deployment of Cooperative Systems, allowing the exchange of traffic-related information among vehicles and between vehicles and the roadside infrastructure.'More info
2022/09EuropeROADVIEW"ROADVIEW aims to go from autonomous to snowtonomus by developing a unique approach to automated mobility, allowing more powerful and reliable onboard perception and control technologies capable of working under severe environmental conditions such as snow, rain, and fog." Running until 2026.More info
2021/11GermanyHyFleetDevelopment of a high-performance hydrogen fuel cell system for long-distance buses.More info
2021/01SwedenGothenburg autonomous shuttle trialA 4.5 month trial of two Navya autonomous shuttles, running on a on a fixed 1.8 km route serving the Lindholmen Industrial and Science Park.More info
2021USAI-70 Connected RoadwayProject partners the Colorado Department of Transportation and Panasonic have installed roadside units along the I-70 Mountain Corridor to provide real-time information to drivers and traffic managers about V2X-equipped vehicles.More info
2020/09USASmart Columbus Connected Vehicle Environment research studyA 7-month study, concluding in March 2021. Aims to improve driver safety and mobility in central Ohio, by equipping 500 residents' vehicles with study equipment designed to provide in-car safety alerts which may help participants make more informed driving decisions.More info
2020/07AustraliaDriverless Shuttle Trial: Newcastle NSWA 3-month trial of a driverless shuttle, running in the NSW Mid-North coast city of Newcastle, daily between 10am and 2pm.More info
2020/07USASmart Columbus: Connected Vehicle Environment pilotDeployment of a Connected Vehicle Environment along seven major corridors, including 16 of the top 100 high-crash intersections in Columbus. Due to go live in July 2020.More info
2020/06ScotlandProject CAVForthCommencing in mid-2020, this pilot project of an autonomous bus will take passengers on a 14-mile journey on the Forth Road Bridge Corridor in Edinburgh.More info
2020/01EuropeSHOW (SHared automation Operating models for Worldwide adoption)Real-life urban demonstrations, seeing the integration of fleets of automated vehicles in public transport, demand-responsive transport (DRT), Mobility a Service (MaaS) and Logistics as a Service (LaaS) schemes. Involved in the project are 69 partners, with the trial taking place in 20 cities across 13 European countries. The project is set to run until the end of 2022.More info
2019/09CanadaColibriA 1-year pilot project in Quebec of electric cargo bikes and other zero-emission vehicles, with the aim of reductions in congestion and pollution impacts of last-mile deliveries.More info
2019/04United KingdomStreetWiseFive Ford Mondeo self-driving cars (running with safety drivers behind the wheel to take over if needed) , operating day and night in Bromley and Croydon. This ahead of a hoped-for passenger trials in 2020.More info
2018/11United KingdomProject CAV ForthDevelopment of a high capacity autonomous bus pilot service from the Forth Bridge to Edinburgh.More info
2018/10CanadaAutonomous shuttle trial on public roads in CandiacTrial of a NAVYA shulttle on a 2 km route between the exo park-and-ride lot and the bus terminal and the intersection of Marie-Victorin and Montcalm North Boulevards near the Parc André-J.-Côté.More info
2018/10BelgiumAutonomous canal barge trialResearchers from Louvain University are testing autonomous (push-towing) canal barges on the river IJzer, between Heernisse (Diksmuide) and Nieuwpoort.More info
2018/10AustraliaCohda Wireless driverless vehicle testingCohda Wireless has been given permission to trial its two V2X-enabled Lincoln cars in an Adelaide city block bordered by Flinders and Wakefield streets and Divett and Gawler Places. The trials will require 30 days notice, will be cleared of other vehicles, and testing will take place over 2 years.More info
2018/10GermanyV2X trial in WolfsburgVolkswagen and Siemens are conducting a trial of Car2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5), in Wolfsburg in which ten traffic signal systems will transmit the traffic light phases in the vicinity.More info
2018/10CanadaAutonomooseA Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, used by researchers from the University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research to help improve self-driving in all-weather conditions specific to Canada.More info
2018/10United KingdomProject ApolloAn alliance seeing global ground transportation business Addison Lee Group, and self-driving software company Oxbotica. This collaboration is working on the development, deployment and operation of autonomous vehicles to customers in London by 2021.More info
2018/09USAColoradoTest of Integrated Roadways' Smart Pavement product, in which electronics are embedded into concrete beneath the road's surface, allowing it to record the speed, weight, and direction of vehicles via the embedded sensors.More info
2018/08DenmarkDenmark Technical University and Copenhagen Self-Driving Bus trialTesting of the Olli self-driving shuttle. Test is to run first at DTU Lyngby Campus, before widening to a trial in Albertslund Municipality. The end goal of the trial is use of the Ollie on the 28-kilometer long Greater Copenhagen Light Rail.More info
2018/07SwitzerlandAVENUE (Autonomous Vehicles to Evolve to a New Urban Experience)A four-year project, involving 16 partners, testing various autonomous vehicles, from 4- to 16-seat. There are three themes in the test: autonomous driving, optimisation of itineraries, and in- and out- of vehicle services.More info
2018/ On-Demand Self-Driving Car ServiceA 6-month pilot program to bring an on-demand self-driving car service to Frisco, Texas. Rides will be offered to over 10,000 people in self-driving vehicles within a geo-fenced area comprised of retail, entertainment, and office space.More info
2018/07AustraliaSmart Rail Route MapA long-term vision for technology in the rail industry over the next 30 years, through the establishment of a common view of priorities, themes, timelines and actions. Partners in this are Rail Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre, the Australasian Railway Association, and Deakin University. Expected completion date: 31 December 2018.More info
2018/07EuropeENSEMBLE ProjectENSEMBLE (Enabling SafE Multi-Brand pLatooning for Europe) is a 3-year project looking to implement and demonstrate truck platooning on European roads. Trucks from Volvo Group, DAF, Daimler, Iveco, MAN, and Scania.More info
2018/07United KingdomVeriCAVUsing simulation to ensure autonomous vehicles operate safely on UK roads. Partners are Horiba Mira; Aimsun Limited; JLR; Latent Logic; Propelmee Limited; Saic Motor UK Technical Centre Limited; Transport Systems Catapult (TSC); University Of Leeds.More info
2018/06GermanyHEAT (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation) Trial of three, 16-passenger driverless e-shuttles in a test area in HafenCity.More info
2018/06United KingdomGatwick Airport Autonomous Vehicles TrialGatwick Airport, in partnership with Oxbotica, to trial autonomous vehicles to shuttle staff across the airfield, on air-side roads between the airport’s North and South terminals.More info
2018/06NorwayNorwegian University of Science and Technology's Autonomous FerryDevelopment of concepts for electric, on-demand ferry vehicles for urban water transport.More info
2018/06JapanCar Sharing Service Trial in Central TokyoA trial operation between Toyota and Park24, with the aim of developing a new service that leverages Toyota's Mobility Services Platform (MSPF). Sixty Toyota C-HRs have been designated as the vehicles for use, and the trial is scheduled for a 10-month period from June 2018 to the end of March 2019.More info
2018/05Israel Intel and Mobileye 100-car autonomous vehicle fleetTesting on the streets of Jerusalem, to prove that the companies' Responsibility-Sensitive Safety (RSS) model increases safety.More info
2018/05CanadaMontreal: Trial of digital signs for bus sheltersUsing LoRaWAN networks. and working with Semtech and X-TELIA, Montreal is trialling solar-powered digital signs on its bus shelters. In phase 1, the next scheduled arrival times will be displayed. In phase 2, "hey will show information in real time, allowing users to better plan their trips."More info
2018/04United KingdomAutopleXWith £4.7 million from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, the AutopleX consortium will 'develop fully- and semi-automated vehicle technologies through simulation and public road testing both on motorways and in urban environments in the West Midlands'. In the consortium are: Jaguar Land Rover, INRIX, Highways England, Ricardo, Siemens, Transport for West Midlands, and the University of Warwick.More info
2018/04GermanyVolkswagen Group Autonomous Parking TrialThe Volkswagen Group is testing an autonomous parking service for VW, Audi, and Porsche vehicles at Hamburg Airport, that will not only make parking easy and convenient, but also see the parked car possibly function as a delivery spot for parcels.More info
2018/04United KingdomLakes District driverless pod trialAn Innovate UK-funded collaborative feasibility study between Westfield Technology Group and the Lake District National Park Authority. The study is due to end in June 2018.More info
2018/04AustraliaOn-demand automated vehicles, PerthPerth is one of three worldwide locations for testing the Navya Autonom, an automated vehicle providing on-demand transport.More info
2018/04FranceAutonomous Vehicle for All (AVA) projectTrials of autonomous vehicles 'under driver supervision' on public Paris motorways, by Groupe PSA.More info
2018/04GermanySmart Air Cargo Trailer research projectTrailers at Frankfurt Airport have been equipped with camera systems that will continuously record how full the trailer is. Once a certain loading level has been reached, a control system automatically requests an autonomous truck for transportation. This project is scheduled to run until mid-2020.More info
2018/04AustraliaCAN Drive – Automated Vehicle TrialA 2-year trial focusing on the reactions of the driver as they re-assume control from a vehicle in automated mode.More info
2018/04United KingdomTicketless M-ticketing pilot programme on Avonmouth busesSystem allows operators to use passengers’ smart devices as ticket validators. Uses 2-in-1 NFC and low-cost barcode stickers placed on the vehicle, that are tapped/scanned by passengers.More info
2018/04AustriaQuality Assurance for Autonomous SystemsGraz University of Technology and corporate partner AVL List GmbH are developing methodologies for the quality assurance of cyber-physical systems, using the example of autonomous vehicles. The work will be conducted at the Christian Doppler lab, and is set to run for 7 years.More info
2018/03United KingdomUK's First Airport Autonomous Vehicle TrialOxbotica's CargoPod spent 3.5 weeks running autonomously along a cargo route around the airside perimeter at Heathrow Airport. The trial collected over 200km of data that will enable IAG and Heathrow to assess potential opportunities for the use of autonomous vehicles in airport environments of the future.More info
2018/03AustraliaMaaS and On-Demand Transport Consumer Research and ReportAustralian transport users across the nation are surveyed to better understand their appreciation of, and interest in on-demand transport services. That research will be analysed to offer insight into preparing a pathway forward for on-demand transport services in Australia.More info
2018/03United KingdomUK AutodriveThis is a two-part trial. The first sees a test of CAV technologies in passenger cars (Ford, Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Motors), both on track and on roads in Coventry and Milton Keynes. The second part is the trial of an on-demand, point-to-point public transport system of 40 driverless pods in Milton Keynes.More info
2018/03NetherlandsTalking Maps pilotFocus is on improving, updating and enriching HD Maps with road marking and traffic signs on the Maasvlakte-Venlo corridor, covering approx. 200 km. The next phase will be set up on the basis of the pilot results. HD Maps provide a highly accurate model of the road network which enables the self-driving car to manoeuvre very accurately and determine its exact location. Partners: Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, the province of Noord-Brabant, V-Tron, and mapmaking company AND.More info
2018/03USAWashington Road User Charge (WARUC) Pilot ProjectExploration of a new way to pay for roads and bridges. Testing a road usage charge where drivers would simulate paying for the miles they drive rather than the gallons of gas they buy, via the enrolment of at least 2,000 drivers throughout Washington to participate in this pilot project.More info
2018/02AustraliaCAN Drive – Automated Vehicle TrialTaking place in Canberra, a 2-year research partnership between the ACT Government and Canberra company, Seeing Machines. Phase 1: collection of data from ACT community drivers on the Sutton Road test track facility;
Phase 2: collection of data with specific details to be defined by 30 June 2018.
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2018/02United KingdomSAVVY (Smart ADAS Verification and Validation
The SAVVY project is positioned to seek innovative and disruptive solutions using artificial intelligence (AI) aiming to mimic human behaviour and learning, to support complex decision making in a multitude of traffic scenarios, weather conditions, interaction with pedestrians and other vulnerable road users. Project completion: August 2020.More info
2018/02AustraliaImproved network performance prediction through data-driven analytics and simulationAims to improve the ability of road authorities to predict network performance in the short-term using data-driven analytics and to estimate the impact of automated vehicles (AVs) in longer-term predictions.More info
2018/02Netherlands, Finland, Spain, Italy, France, South KoreaAutopilotAUTOPILOT brings together relevant knowledge and technology from the automotive and the IoT value chains in order to develop IoT-architectures and platforms which will bring automated driving towards a new dimension. Project completion: December 2019.More info
2018/02AustraliaPlanning intermodal and general logistics infrastructure for the future needs of PerthRelated research streams to support the Westport Taskforce in planning for the Outer Harbour at Kwinana and the associated road and rail links as part of the long term integrated transport plan for Western Australia.More info
2018/02USAFord's Proving Ground for Self-Driving ServiceFord testing its business model for autonomous vehicles in Miami-Dade County. Questions Ford is looking to answer include: Before a self-driving vehicle makes a delivery, how will employees stock it and send it off? At the end of its journey, how will customers interact with the vehicle to retrieve their food or groceries, and how far from their homes are they willing to walk to get it? What benefits could and should people get from a self-driving experience?More info
2018/02AustraliaSydney Metro Driverless TrainTrial of fully-automated trains, from French manufacturer Alstom, for use on 3 new Sydney Metro lines, that will see trains arrive at each stop every 4 minutes.More info
2018/01USAMicrosoft Project Road RunnerPhoto-realistic simulation and deep learning to train autonomous driving algorithms.More info
2018/01USAPilot program to design Minnesota's first smart roadA partnership between the Minnesota Department of Transportation and WSP USA to transform a major state highway west of Minneapolis into a road capable of testing and deploying numerous applications for safety and mobility.More info
2017/12United Arab EmiratesVolocopter Air Taxi TrialA 5-year trial of the German-built Velocopter 2X autonomous air taxi, in Dubai.More info
2017/11AustraliaLa Trobe University Driverless Bus TrialTrial of the HMI Autonobus, on the Bundoora campus of Melbourne's La Trobe University. Partners: VicRoads, Keolis Downer, La Trobe, University, HMI, RACV, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), and the Victorian Government Smarter Journeys Program.More info
2017/11AustraliaFlinders Autonomous Shuttle TrialA 5-year, 3-stage, $4 million driverless last mile shuttle project, using Navya's 15-passenger ARMA electric shuttle around the Tonsley Innovation Precinct, in Adelaide.More info
2017/11AustraliaOn-demand bus shuttle service, SydneyA partnership between Transdev and Transport for New South Wales will see 10 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Transfer Minibus trialled in an on-demand service later this year in metropolitan Sydney - in Sutherland Shire, Manly, and the Eastern Suburbs.More info
2017/11AustraliaCohda Connected Autonomous Vehicle TrialsOn-road trial projects on the streets of Adelaide to test how vehicles communicate to one another and with roadside infrastructure, as well as expanding the Cohda's work in Vehicle to Everything communications (V2X).More info
2017/11AustraliaAurrigo Driverless Cargo Pod TrialTrial of a a four-person driverless cargo pod, transporting goods at the Tonsley precinct in Adelaide, with the aim of developing a market-ready autonomous delivery pod within a year.More info
2017/10Australia, New ZealandSatellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Test BedTrial of Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS), to provide more precise positioning information, by land, sea, and air. Partners: Geoscience Australia, Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), Lockheed Martin, GMV, Inmarsat, Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI). More info
2017/10New ZealandKitty Hawk Cora air taxiTrial of a 2-person, self-piloting Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft, with a current range of 100 kilometres.More info
2017/10GreeceINTENDA 1-year research project funded by the European Union, of the research needs and priorities in the transport sector using a systematic data collection method.More info
2017/10SwedenSweden4PlatooningA 3-year trial of truck platooning trials on public roads. Participants: Scania, DB Schenker, Volvo, the Royal Institute of Technology, RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), and the Swedish Transport Administration.More info
2017/09Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, United KingdomL3PilotLarge-scale piloting of automated driving with developed SAE Level 3 and Level 4 functions in passenger cars, by 1,000 drivers across 11 European countries. Concludes August 2020.More info
2017/09United KingdomRobopilotDevelopment and demonstration of autonomous driving functionality (SAE Level 4 autonomy) for Arrival Automotive’s electric T4 Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV), over a 10-mile route on mixed public roads in South Gloucestershire, and of driverless parking/manoeuvring in UPS depots.More info
2017/09United KingdomCapriThe Capri consortium will take forward current research and development
work on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, and lead the way to the
new generation of PODs capable of safely operating within normal traffic on public roads. Concludes in Winter 2019.
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2017/09EuropeConnective (Connecting and Analyzing the Digital Transport Ecosystem)Laying the foundation for a future European transport platform that will provide citizens with a single access point for buying a ticket to their destination, which may include private vehicle parking as well as journeys by train, plane, subway and/or bus. Concludes June 2022.More info
2017/08United KingdomMuCCA (Multi-Car Collision Avoidance)Using connectivity and autonomy to minimise the damage in high-
speed, multi-vehicle traffic accidents. Project completion: January 2020.
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2017/08AustraliaHMI Smart Shuttle in Sydney's Olympic Park precinctThe NSW Government’s Smart Innovation Centre is conducting a two-year trial of the Smart Shuttle, along with partners HMI Technologies, NRMA, Telstra, IAG, and the Sydney Olympic Park Authority.More info
2017/08AustraliaThe CAVI ProjectPreparation for the arrival of new vehicle technologies with safety, mobility and environmental benefits on Queensland roads.More info
2017/08AustraliaTransurban Connected and Automated Vehicle trialsA 2-year project, running on Transurban's Melbourne motorways. Phase one has been completed, and its findings published.More info
2017/08NorwayYara Birkeland autonomous ship"The world's first fully electric and autonomous container ship, replacing up to 40,000 truck journeys annually."More info
2017/07United KingdomAutonomous & Connected
vehicles for CleaneR Air (ACCRA)
Project ACCRA proposes to use CAV technology to address one of the most pressing public health issues affecting urban areas across the UK,
Europe and worldwide - poor air quality due to vehicle emissions. The project is running in Leeds, and is due to finish in June 2018.
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2017/07GermanyReal-world trial of Automated Valet ParkingDaimler, Mercedes-Benz and Bosch have combined to demonstrate ‘real-life’ driverless parking, in a controlled environment in the multi-storey car park of the Mercedes Benz Museum, in Stuttgart.More info
2017/07United KingdomMerge Greenwich"The MERGE Greenwich project will simulate how AVs can deliver commercially viable services that complement and enhance existing transport solutions. The consortium will investigate ways to improve travel around cities, reduce total vehicle journeys and emissions, using innovative developments in electric and autonomous vehicles." The evalaution and pilot will run from 2018 to 2021, after which project participants will look to scale and commercialise AV ridesharing.More info
2017/07United KingdomProject SynergyProject Synergy will introduce innovative technologies to operate connected autonomous cars in a platoon formation from Stockport railway station directly to the Arrivals terminal at Manchester Airport. Also, a platoon of three pods will transit passengers to and from a car park in the airport to the passenger terminals. Lastly, the project will facilitate inclusive accessible transport for the aged and the visually impaired.>More info
2017/07United KingdomDRIVEN"DRIVEN is an ambitious project that will see a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles being deployed in urban areas and on motorways, culminating in multiple end-to-end journeys between London and Oxford." Project completion: December 2019.More info
2017/06Austria, Crete, Europe, Germany, Greece, SpainINFRAMIXThe preparation of road infrastructure to support the transition period and the coexistence of conventional and automated vehicles. Concludes May 2020.More info
2017/05United KingdomSWARM (Self-organising Wide area
Autonomous vehicle Real time Marshalling)
The SWARM project will facilitate collaboration between Milton Keynes Council, RDM and Warwick University researchers. It will look to fuse together existing information from other vehicles in the fleet to allow each autonomous pod to locally decide the most appropriate action for the group as a whole, similar to how insects and birds currently behave. The SWARM project will run until mid-2019.More info
2017/05Germany, Greece, United KingdominterACT"As Automated Vehicles (AVs) will be deployed in mixed traffic, they need to interact safely and efficiently with other traffic participants. The interACT project will be working towards the safe integration of AVs into mixed traffic environments. In order to do so, interACT will analyse todays’ human-human interaction strategies, and implement and evaluate solutions for safe, cooperative, and intuitive interactions between AVs and both their on-board driver and other traffic participants."More info
2017/05Germany, Europe, Netherlands, Sweden, United KingdomCoEXistAims at preparing the transition phase during which automated and conventional vehicles will co-exist on cities’ roads. Project cities are: Helmond (NL), Gothenburg (SE), Milton Keynes (UK), and Stuttgart (DE). Concludes April 2020.More info
2017/05Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, SpainSafe StripSafe Strip aims to introduce technology that will embed C-ITS applications into existing road infrastructure, including I2V and V2I communications, as well as VMS/VSL functions into low-cost, integrated strip markers on the road. Concludes April 2020.More info
2017/04United KingdomAutomotive Cybersecurity through AssuranceResearch and develop an innovative assurance methodology to assure that
vehicles and their components have been designed and tested to the relevant
cybersecurity standards throughout their lifecycle. Funded by Innovate UK. Consortium partners: HORIBA MIRA, Ricardo, Roke, Thatcham Research, and Axillium Research.
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2017/04AustraliaAIMES Test BedThe Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem (AIMES) is a transport test bed area, incorporating 100 kilometres of Melbourne roads on the fringe of the CBD, run by the University of Melbourne, in conjunction with Cubic Transportation Systems, and 37 business and government partners.More info
2017/04USAThe SPaT ChallengeA challenge to state and local public sector transportation infrastructure owners and operators to cooperate together to achieve deployment of DSRC infrastructure with SPaT broadcasts in at least one corridor or network (approximately 20 signalised intersections) in each of the 50 states by January 2020. More info
2017/03AustraliaCurtin University Driverless Bus Trial'Kip', a Navya 11-person Navya Arma driverless shuttle has been in operation on the Bentley campus of Curtin University.More info
2017/01New ZealandNew Zealand's first trial of a fully autonomous electric vehicleHMI Technologies and Christchurch International Airport, along with work with University of Canterbury researchers and developers, are trialling a Navya 15-person shuttle.More info
2016/12GermanyProjekt TangoThe project name is 'Technologie für automatisiertes Fahren, die nutzergerecht optimiert wird', translated into English as 'Technology for automated driving, optimised to the benefit of the user'. Its aim is to improve the user’s experience and acceptance of automated driving functions for trucks. Project concludes mid-2020.More info
2016/12AustraliaEastlink Automated Vehicles trialEastLink, in partnership with VicRoads, ARRB, La Trobe University and RACV, is conducting an 18-month trial of automated vehicle technologies on the 39km EastLink tollway, connecting the Eastern, Monash, Frankston and Peninsula Link freeways.More info
2016/10United KingdomINSIGHTThis project is looking to develop driverless shuttles, and trial them in Birmingham, with a particular focus on accessibility for disabled and visually-impaired people. Running until June 2019. More info
2016/10AustraliaAutonomous Heavy Vehicle Platooning TrialMain Roads WA is conducting truck platooning trials in a controlled environment on non-public roads to glean how the technology might be safely applied to autonomous heavy vehicles on Australian roads.More info
2016/10AustraliaHighly Automated Driving Vehicle PartnershipDevelopment and testing of the first vehicle in Australia with self-driving capabilities. Partners: Bosch, Transport Accident Commission, VicRoads.More info
2016/09United KingdomINtact (INnovative Testing of Autonomous Control Techniques)A collaboration between RDM and Warwick University researchers, to develop a simulator concept, to enable the design, test and evaluation of Autonomous
Control Systems (ACS), and of passenger interactions, public
interactions, perception and acceptance.
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2016/09USAColorado Road Usage Charge Pilot ProgramExploration of a number of ways to have sustainable funding for roads. This program concluded in late Spring 2017, and results have been published on the program's website.More info
2016/08United KingdomMove UKPrimarily focussed on reducing the timescale and cost of validating Automated Driving Systems (ADS). The project involves the live trial of vehicles fitted with ADS in real world conditions on the roads of Greenwich, London. The final report is to be delivered in July 2019.More info
2016/06United KingdomTALON (Tools for Autonomous Logistics Operation & maNagement)TALON will provide both transit authorities and fleet managers the tools they need to not only plan and design the introduction of CAVs but also to operate the optimum services to meet our changing mobility needs. Partners: Immense, Improbable, and Cubic Transportation Systems. TALON concludes in May 2019.More info
2016/06United KingdomflourishA 3-year project run by Innovate UK, aiming to "develop products and services that maximise the benefits of CAVs for users and transport authorities." Testing is run on public roads in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire region.More info
2016/06United KingdomUK Cite (UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment)Creation of a testing environment for connected and autonomous vehicles, incorporating over 40 miles of urban roads, interurban A roads and expressways around Coventry and Warwickshire. Three V2X technologies will be tested — LTE, ITS-G5, and WiFi, along with feasability for LTE-V. The project will establish how technology can improve journeys, reduce traffic congestion, and provide in-vehicle entertainment and safety services through better connectivity. Concludes December 2018.More info
2016/05United KingdomGATEwayGATEway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) sees a fleet of driverless pods providing a shuttle service on a 3.4km route around the Greenwich Peninsula to understand public acceptance of, and attitudes towards, driverless vehicles.More info
2016/04AustraliaRAC IntellibusTest and evaluation of a fully autonomous, electric shuttle bus. Trialed on public roads on the South Perth foreshore since 31 August 2016. Partners: Royal Auto Club (WA), Western Australia State Government.More info
2016/02United KingdomCambridge Autonomous Bus System Feasibility StudyExamination of the opportunity to use new, electric, autonomous mini-buses to provide transport links between Cambridge's science campuses, park and ride locations and rail stations, along with the benefits in reducing traffic congestion, improve air quality, and solve commuting difficulties in the Cambridge region.More info
2016/01United Kingdomi-MotorsJointly funded by government and industry, i-Motors is a consortium of innovative academic and commercial organisations with a vested interest in making i-Motors a world leader in CAV (connected and autonomous vehicles), V2X (vehicle to anything) and smart mobility systems.More info
2016/01SwedenADAS&METhe name is acronym, Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems to support incapacitated drivers Mitigate Effectively risks through tailor-made HMI under automation. Multiple projects and approaches. Concludes February 2020.More info
2015/09USANew York City Connected Vehicle Project$20 million to advance innovative Connected Vehicle (CV) and infrastructure application concepts, as part of the Department of Transportation (USDOT) national Connected Vehicle Pilot deployment program.More info
2015/09USAWyoming DOT Pilot DeploymentDevelopment of a suite of applications that utilise vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communication technology to reduce the impact of adverse weather on truck travel in the I-80 corridor.More info
2015/09USATampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) Pilot DeploymentAlleviate congestion and improve safety during morning commuting hours. Deploy a variety of connected vehicle technologies on and in the vicinity of reversible express lanes and three major arterials in downtown Tampa to solve the transportation challenges.More info
2015/07United KingdomVenturerTaking place in Bristol and South Gloucestershire region, this project ends in July 2018. It this trial looks the 'blockers of drivers' in the wide scale adoption of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV), plus "The Venturer trials go hand in hand with developing an understanding of the insurance and legal implications of increased vehicle autonomy."More info