First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
An autonomous Mobility as a Service pilot at a retirement village is among the nominees in ITS Australia’s National Awards 2019.
Aurrigo is exploring how the technology will be used safely by elderly passengers in an environment where technical systems are not well understood.
The Queensland Police Service’s forensic crash unit has also been nominated - for using drones to map crash scenes to help reduce road closure times and traffic congestion. In addition, Cooee Busways was chosen for using vehicle routing algorithms to direct passengers to a virtual stops to provide shared trips without lengthy detours.
ITS Australia’s annual awards recognise individual and team accomplishments in government, industry, research, young professional and automated vehicle categories.
Awards committee chair Gino Dompietro says: “Each year Australia’s ITS industry impresses us with the increasing breadth, quality, and volume of work that is submitted for an award. That continues to be true in 2019.”
The awards will be presented on Thursday 21 November at Adelaide Oval. The full list of nominees is available here.