Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet on July 18, 2018. In this shuffle, François-Philippe Champagne was appointed as the new Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. Amarjeet Sohi, a champion of transit who had held the title of Minister of Infrastructure and Communities since 2015, will become the new Minister of Natural Resources.
A driverless shuttle could soon serve as a missing link for many residents who do not have easy access to rapid transit.
According to a report that will go before the public works committee next week, the city is planning to experiment with autonomous vehicle technology by launching a pilot project for the operation of a driverless shuttle sometime in 2020.
Uber and Lyft came to prominence with their ride-hailing services. But increasingly they’re betting on other modes of transportation — with the aim of becoming the only service people need to get around cities.