Forrester: The Connecticut Department Of Transportation Is Using Tech-Driven Innovation To Increase Public Transit Accessibility
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is driving an automated public transit innovation that will improve rider experiences along its CTfastrak corridor. Expected to launch in 2021, this tech-driven innovation will automate precision docking to minimize platform gaps, ensure ADA-compliance-level boarding, and increase accessibility for all passengers. This move is one of the first such efforts in North America to empower massive transportation systems. The solution is being codeveloped with Robotic Research, a worldwide autonomous technology provider, and uses its AutoDrive™ advanced driver-assistance system. AutoDrive is an edge computing system that provides autonomous functionality on surfaces ranging from urban-improved roads to off-road terrain, all while the vehicle is collecting and analyzing data to enhance the future of transportation. To learn more about how tech-driven innovation can improve customer experiences, schedule an inquiry.