Monday, March 16th
Accessible Transportation Technology +
The Evolution of Automated Vehicles
Along with the featured demonstrations listed below, the outdoor venue will be full of fun activities, food trucks, and other live demonstrations showcasing emerging technology in Smart Mobility. Check out the daily sitemap to see the full list of demonstrators.
For information about street closures, please see the Spring Fest Mobility Guide Map. There is no onsite parking available, so check out GetThereATX.com to plan your trip!
The Smart Mobility Shuttle begins running the connected vehicle tour!
10:00 - 10:30 am
Demonstration by WAYMO
Formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, Waymo is a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safer and easier for people and things to get where they're going. With the Waymo Driver, Waymo can begin to reimagine many different types of transportation, from ride-hailing and logistics, to public transport and personal vehicles. Waymo and Jaguar have partnered to develop the world's first fully self-driving premium electric vehicle. Come out on Monday, March 15th to see the Jaguar I-PACE on display.
10:30 - 11:00 am
Demonstration by Cruise
Come meet the Cruise team and see their autonomous vehicle.
11:30 - 11:45 am
Demonstration by Lyft
1:30 - 2:00 pm
USDOT Accessibility Takeover: TED Talk | Accessibility Inclusive Design Challenge
Come learn about the USDOT- funded initiatives to improve transportation for people with disabilities! Visitors will learn about the USDOT’s Inclusive Design Challenge and Complete Trip – ITS4US Deployment Program, in addition to interacting with leads from University Transportation Centers working on innovative transportation projects. Participating universities include the University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon, and Louisiana State University.
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Demonstrations by University Transportation Center (UTC): Washington University | Louisiana State University (LSU) | Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Demonstration by Velodyne
Come learn about Velodyne and how lidar is advancing vehicle autonomy and safety. Velodyne lidar technology enables high-level Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) for safe navigation and collision avoidance, all within compact form factors.
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Demonstration by INRIX
Come learn about INRIX’s Road Rules platform, and how they are using that platform to ensure that Automated Vehicles (AV) have access to accurate, digital rules and data. This information helps improve the semantic layer of an HD map.
The Smart Mobility Shuttle stops running the connected vehicle tour!