Self-driving bus starts shuttle service in Calgary

via CTV News

An autonomous vehicle billed as “the future of transportation” is spending the month ferrying passengers between two neighbouring tourist attractions in Calgary.

The electric bus is named ELA – it stands for Electric Automation – and Saturday marked its maiden voyage between the Calgary Zoo and the Telus Spark science centre next door.

It can carry up to 12 people at a time, and its speed has been limited to 12 km/h for its short journeys between the zoo and the science centre.

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