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Phoenix suburb pilots AV shuttle in medical district

A Phoenix suburb is one of the latest locations to launch an autonomous vehicle pilot, continuing Arizona’s friendly relationship with the emerging technology.

Peoria, a city of more than 175,000 residents in Maricopa County, launched its RoboRide Medical service in a health district serving several medical facilities and housing. The city will operate one to two shuttles on the 2.5-mile route at a time, with the goal of understanding the public’s acceptance and comfort level with the service and how it could be integrated into the larger transit network, said Kevin Burke, interim chief financial officer and the project lead.

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