Redlands Coast Smart Mobility Trial

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Phase 2 - Raby Bay, Cleveland

The Redlands Coast Smart Mobility Trial is a joint initiative between Redland City Council and RACQ.

Following a successful trial of the RACQ Smart Shuttle on Karragarra Island from November 2019 to May 2020, this next phase will trial the use of the driverless technology in Raby Bay, Cleveland.

The autonomous vehicle will connect the popular destinations of Raby Bay Harbour with Raby Bay Foreshore Park, providing free public passenger service along Masthead Drive.

Council anticipates the trial commencing in late November.

The trial aims to:

  • Test the driverless technology in a more complex live-traffic environment.
  • Capture feedback from those travelling on the autonomous vehicle as passengers as well as those sharing the road with it.
  • Help transport planners understand the physical and digital infrastructure required to enable and support the ongoing operation of autonomous shuttles.
  • Help transport planners understand the role that autonomous vehicle technology might play in meeting future transport needs.

This trial is the second phase of the first ever deployment of a long-term autonomous vehicle trial in Queensland.

Phase 2 - Raby Bay, Cleveland

The Redlands Coast Smart Mobility Trial is a joint initiative between Redland City Council and RACQ.

Following a successful trial of the RACQ Smart Shuttle on Karragarra Island from November 2019 to May 2020, this next phase will trial the use of the driverless technology in Raby Bay, Cleveland.

The autonomous vehicle will connect the popular destinations of Raby Bay Harbour with Raby Bay Foreshore Park, providing free public passenger service along Masthead Drive.

Council anticipates the trial commencing in late November.

The trial aims to:

  • Test the driverless technology in a more complex live-traffic environment.
  • Capture feedback from those travelling on the autonomous vehicle as passengers as well as those sharing the road with it.
  • Help transport planners understand the physical and digital infrastructure required to enable and support the ongoing operation of autonomous shuttles.
  • Help transport planners understand the role that autonomous vehicle technology might play in meeting future transport needs.

This trial is the second phase of the first ever deployment of a long-term autonomous vehicle trial in Queensland.

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