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Article By: Janelle Irwin

 

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland is collaborating with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority to amp up autonomous vehicle development in public transportation, the agencies announced on November 28th.

The news comes as engineers and tech experts from all over North America wrap up the 2018 Florida Autonomous Vehicle Summit in Tampa highlighting progress in autonomous vehicle and supporting technologies.

“AV technology holds great promise for the whole transportation industry, but it’s very likely that public transportation will take advantage of it before the generic passenger car marketplace,” said Rahul Razdan, senior director for special projects at Florida Poly.