Canada’s longest autonomous transit shuttle pilot launches in Whitby, Ont.

This week, Ontario’s Durham Region Transit cut the ribbon on the Whitby Autonomous Vehicle Electric — WAVE — shuttle pilot, a half-year project servicing a six-kilometre route linking a waterfront district with a commuter transit hub

Autonomous driving: Closer than you think?

Accidents that occur with auto-pilot engaged make headlines, but with the number and reach of autonomous vehicle trials spreading, more global jurisdictions legalizing AVs and major auto manufacturers featuring hands-free technology, autonomous driving is getting real. Yet industry experts say there are still some important barriers to overcome

Autonomous mobility takes a leap forward in Ontario with a trio of developments

AV shuttle pilots in Toronto and Whitby and new investment in Ottawa’s AV research facility will help advance the province’s position in driverless technology and services

Autonomous vehicles will provide new jobs, but education is key to seizing the opportunity – report

As growth in use of autonomous vehicles stokes demand for workers with computer science and engineering skills, education and political leadership is crucial to ensuring Canada can meet those needs

How the City of Stratford became a world leader for autonomous vehicle pilots

This Ontario community’s AV “demonstration zone” is a testament to political will and effective collaboration between government, academia and business. We asked Stratford’s mayor and the city’s head of economic development to tell us how they did it, what they’ve learned and to reflect on the potential global impact of the experiment underway on their city’s streets