Driverless shuttle to give rides at UW-Madison

MADISON, Wis. (WISC) -- Community members will have the opportunity to take a ride in an autonomous shuttle next week on campus, according to a release from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

The university, which is leading the federally designated Wisconsin Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds collaboration, will host an autonomous vehicle on campus April 24 and 25.

Members of the public can ride in an autonomous shuttle, made by the French company Navya, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Rides will start on the west side of Russell Laboratories at 1630 Linden Drive and will follow a loop covering parts of Linden, Elm, Observatory and Babcock drives.

Researchers from the College of Engineering will be on hand to discuss their work and the latest developments in the evolving industry.

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