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17 Jun 2019

Autonomous Shuttles on the airside apron at Sendai Airport

Airside environment The airside resembles a city center in the diversity of traffic and traffic movements, although in an environment where access is controlled and behavior can influenced through training.… The post Autonomous Shuttles on the airside apron at Sendai Airport appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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3 Jun 2019

The Need For Speed!

I can’t help but chuckle about the fact that The Need For Speed is very appropriate for the stage where the market for autonomous shuttles is at. Worldwide companies are ‘supporting’ the hype with shuttles crawling around at a snail’s pace. The post The Need For Speed! appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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13 May 2019

self-driving people mover makes its maiden trip at Brussels Airport

This self-driving shuttle is state-of-the-art technology that fuels the imagination. It is an investment in the future, in efficiency, in image and in the seductive power of our public transport. … The post self-driving people mover makes its maiden trip at Brussels Airport appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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22 Apr 2019

2getthere keynote speaker at 2019 VEHITS conference

Autonomous vehicles do not intrinsically improve traffic since they optimize towards reaching their own goals. Cooperative driving, on the other hand, aims for optimizing the collective behavior, thus having the… The post 2getthere keynote speaker at 2019 VEHITS conference appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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22 Apr 2019

VEHITS conference (2019): From Platooning to Maneuvering

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19 Mar 2019

ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere

2getthere has more than three decades of experience in the market for autonomous passenger transport vehicles as well as unique engineering and software competences. ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere ZF… The post ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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21 Feb 2019

Another VIP for the Masdar PRT: IMF managing director Christine Lagarde

Even in our 9th year of operations it remains very rewarding that 2getthere’s PRT system at Masdar City is a must-ride system during any visit – also when you are… The post Another VIP for the Masdar PRT: IMF managing director Christine Lagarde appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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12 Feb 2019

A driverless Smart Police Station for the Dubai Police

The Dubai Police driverless Smart Police Station will be on full display during upcoming events, including the Smart Mobility conference late February. Driverless Smart Police Station At the World Government… The post A driverless Smart Police Station for the Dubai Police appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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6 Feb 2019

The future of urban mobility (26-27 february): 2getthere’s 3rd generation autonomous shuttle

The future of urban mobility is here: explore the technology and innovation for urban mobility and emerging smart transport infrastructure models. Experience the 3rd generation autonomous shuttle On February 26… The post The future of urban mobility (26-27 february): 2getthere’s 3rd generation autonomous shuttle appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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4 Feb 2019

Speaking on mixed traffic at Move 2019

Our vision is to create the world’s most important mobility event, where disruptive technology and innovation drive much needed change. Mixed traffic applications in the Netherlands On the 13th of… The post Speaking on mixed traffic at Move 2019 appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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11 Jan 2019

CES review: the future of autonomous vehicles ain’t what it used to be

CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) has evolved into a major event for anything associated with mobility. Where the first car debuted at the show 20 years ago, in 2016 car manufacturers filled 10% of the exhibition space. Today, they are joined by public transit concepts and operators, making CES a mobility show first and foremost. A mobility show where companies are eager to show innovation, technology and the future of autonomous vehicles. The Read more...

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2 Jan 2019

Regulations required: safety drives autonomous vehicles market (2018)

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2 Jan 2019

When will autonomous transit be reality? (2017)

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2 Jan 2019

Automation and Smart Cities: opportunity or threat? (2017)

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2 Jan 2019

Corporate Brochure

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2 Jan 2019

Case Card: Brussels Airport

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2 Jan 2019

Case Card: Rivium 3.0

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1 Jan 2019

STAD (2017)

STAD (Spatial and Transport Impacts of Automated Driving) is a joint research project about the implications of the future of accessibility and spatial development of mobility with respect to autonomous driving technologies. The post STAD (2017) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

SafeVRU (2016)

SafeVRU will develop sensing, intent recognition, and vehicle control strategies for the interaction of automated vehicles with vulnerable road users (VRU) such as pedestrians and cyclists. The post SafeVRU (2016) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

iCave (2016)

Within the i-CAVE (integrated Cooperative Automated Vehicles) research program, 2getthere will work on the advancement of ‘platooning’: vehicles driving as a ‘virtual train’ by accelerating and decelerating simultaneously and being able to enter and leave the platoon. The post iCave (2016) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

CityMobil2 (2014)

CityMobil2 is setting up a pilot platform for automated road transport systems, which will be implemented in several urban environments across Europe. The post CityMobil2 (2014) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

Niches+ (2011)

The mission of NICHES+ is to promote innovative measures for making urban transport more efficient and sustainable and to move them from their current “niche” position into a mainstream urban transport application The post Niches+ (2011) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

CyberCars2 (2008)

CyberCars2 researches vehicle-vehicle and vehicle-infrastructure communications and vehicles coordination, in particular the cooperation between vehicles running at close range (platooning) and at intersections (merging, crossing). The post CyberCars2 (2008) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

CyberMove (2004)

The goals of the CyberMove project are to improve the attractiveness and quality of life in Anyville by reducing the use and the parking needs of traditional cars. The post CyberMove (2004) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

Cybercars (2004)

The Project’s main objective was to accelerate the development and the diffusion of this novel transportation system by improving the performances and lowering the cost. The post Cybercars (2004) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

UITP

2getthere joined UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics) early 2019. UITP is the International Association of Public Transport and a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility. Over 1,500 companies, from 96 countries are members, making it a worldwide network of public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes. With UITP taking a leading role in providing information, 2getthere decided to join the network to be Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

CUTRIC

In 2018 CUTRIC, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium, welcomed 2getthere as one of its members. CUTRIC supports projects that develop the next-generation of mobility and transportation technologies for Canadians. These advancements help grow the low-carbon and “smart” technology eco-system in the country, leading to job growth and economic development over the long-term. By joining CUTRIC we get the chance to work Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

Drive Sweden

2getthere joined Drive Sweden in 2018, to actively work on delivering the next generation mobility system for people and goods. Drive Sweden was awarded the contract for this by the Swedish government in 2015. In order to reach our vision for a connected, autonomous, and shared mobility; a number of intermediary steps are necessary. Efforts in vehicle, mobility services and transport system research will be undertaken in an integrated manner that Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

Connekt

Since 2016 2getthere is a member of Connekt, the independent network for smart, sustainable and social mobility. The trade association features a healthy blend of knowledge, creativity and dynamism within a network that brings influential parties together. With more than 500 partners across the globe we develop and implement tangible solutions that make the world a better place – ecologically and economically. The organization is involved in g Read more...

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1 Jan 2019

Advanced Transit Association

2getthere joined the Advanced Transit Association in 2005. ATRA is a diverse group of people brought together by the realization that the systems of the past can not meet the transit needs of the present. As non-profit corporation, ATRA’s purpose is to encourage the development and deployment of advanced transportation systems that will benefit society. ATRA strives to serve as an objective information resource to help decision makers navigate Read more...

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28 Dec 2018

Test Engineer

2getthere is looking for a test engineer wanting to prepare and execute the required test cases to deliver autonomous vehicle systems to projects worldwide. The work includes set up and configuration for new applications and subsystems, system integration, product acceptance, site acceptance and regression testing. The post Test Engineer appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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28 Dec 2018

Vehicle Software Developer

2getthere is looking for vehicle software developer to contribute to our state-of-the-art vehicle software ‘Forces’. You will be responsible for software and system design, design and implementation of unit, subsystem and integration tests as well as the set up and configuration of new applications. The post Vehicle Software Developer appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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28 Dec 2018

Senior System Engineer

2getthere is looking for a system engineer to define the concept of operations and the overall system requirements, which will be further detailed in subsequent project phases to subsystem requirments such as the vehicles, the civil infrastructure (stations, guideways, etc.) the supervisor system and the ICT infrastructure. The post Senior System Engineer appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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28 Dec 2018

Sales Engineer

2getthere is looking for a sales engineer to provide technical support during the sales and tender phase. The Sales Engineer provides preliminary system calculations and high-level system design mainly in order to acquire new projects or to satisfy customer demands/question in the (pre)tender phase. The post Sales Engineer appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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28 Dec 2018

TOMS Supervisory System Developer

2getthere is looking a software developer anxious to work with the latest technologies to further develop the industry's leading supervisory system. In this role you will set-up and configure the supervisor software, enhance its functionality by project extensions and enable continuous development, delivery, and testing. The post TOMS Supervisory System Developer appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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3 Dec 2018

Autonomous Shuttles: mixed traffic on existing roads for financially viable transit for modest volumes

Autonomous shuttles operate in mixed traffic, using existing infrastructures. The vehicles are as fast as the slowest other road user, restricting the hourly capacity that can be provided. As there are no specific civil works, the low capital cost ensure a financially viable transit is still possible. The post Autonomous Shuttles: mixed traffic on existing roads for financially viable transit for modest volumes appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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2 Dec 2018

Automated Transit Networks: direct origin to destination travel on a network of dedicated guideways

ATN systems operate on a network of dedicated guideways to allow direct origin to destination travel. The direct connections optimize the passenger service level as well as the fleet capacity, ensuring a strong operational business case. The post Automated Transit Networks: direct origin to destination travel on a network of dedicated guideways appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Dec 2018

Automated People Movers: segragated infrastructure with grade separated crossings for high capacities

APM systems feature autonomous vehicles on a segragated, typically elevated guideway allowing for a high capacity through grade separated intersections. The additonal capital costs for the infrastructure are offset by the higher service level and the resulting ridership. The post Automated People Movers: segragated infrastructure with grade separated crossings for high capacities appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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13 Nov 2018

Introducing Revo-GT: autonomous transit at theme parks

During the IAAPA Attractions Expo, Oceaneering and 2getthere introduce Revo-GT: an out of park experience. The post Introducing Revo-GT: autonomous transit at theme parks appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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30 Oct 2018

2getthere presents on platooning at the Future of Buses

2getthere is presenting and contributing to a panel at the VDI Future of Buses conference in Amsterdam, on cooperative driving and whether buses can adopt to the new age. The post 2getthere presents on platooning at the Future of Buses appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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18 Oct 2018

2getthere hosts delegation from the Ynnovators Day

2getthere hosts Ynnovators Day, exchanging thoughts and experiences on how new transit systems can be introduced quicker and better. The post 2getthere hosts delegation from the Ynnovators Day appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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10 Oct 2018

An impression of the recent Tech.Mondial exhibition

At Mondial Tech 2018, organized in conjunction with the Paris Autowhow, 2getthere's GRT vehicle made a mondial impression to all visitors. The post An impression of the recent Tech.Mondial exhibition appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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2 Oct 2018

Smart Systems Summit: presenting about autonomous vehicles

2getthere's Robbert Lohmann will present 'From automated to autonomous: Rivium business park and Brussels Airport'. The presentation details how the Parkshuttle in the city of Capelle aan den IJssel will be transformed in the world’s first autonomous system operating on public roads without safety driver or steward. The post Smart Systems Summit: presenting about autonomous vehicles appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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24 Sep 2018

Presenting at the Podcar City conference in Gavle, Sweden

Podcar City Gavle focuses on how we can plan for automated shared mobility, bringing together autonomous shuttles and automated transit networks. The post Presenting at the Podcar City conference in Gavle, Sweden appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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18 Sep 2018

Altran and 2getthere exhibit 3rd generation GRT at Mondial.Tech

At Mondial Tech 2018, 2getthere's 3rd generation GRT autonomous shuttle will be on full display at the booth of its partner Altran. The post Altran and 2getthere exhibit 3rd generation GRT at Mondial.Tech appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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13 Sep 2018

3rd generation GRT vehicles displayed at Innovation Expo ’18

At the Innovation Expo, 2getthere will be demonstrating the 3rd generation autonomous shuttle, featuring perfectly in 'taking innovations further, realising breakthroughs and contributing to the social challenges' The post 3rd generation GRT vehicles displayed at Innovation Expo ’18 appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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5 Sep 2018

Sharing experiences of the Rivium application at ITS Copenhagen

Dennis Mica and Rien van der Knaap present 'The autonomous Rivium ParkShuttle, from dedicated lane to mixed traffic (SAE level 4)' as part of the Connected, Cooperative and Automated Transport topic. The session starts at 11.00hr on September 20th (Room Montreal, B5 M1). The post Sharing experiences of the Rivium application at ITS Copenhagen appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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21 Aug 2018

Rivium passengers value system’s safety, security and reliability

A recent study shows the Rivium vehicles are safe and reliable. The high marks for security contradict a similar survey for an AV demonstration in Finland. The post Rivium passengers value system’s safety, security and reliability appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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13 Aug 2018

2getthere presents at the Smart Cities Summit Asia

Smart Cities Summit Asia is Asia's leading exhibition and conference for smart city technologies where companies and delegations form over 200 cities gather to build people centered smart cities together. The post 2getthere presents at the Smart Cities Summit Asia appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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9 Jul 2018

The (non)sense of autonomous shuttle demonstrations

It often seems that autonomous shuttles are everywhere. And yet they aren’t. As there are so many demonstrations, they should make (some) sense, right? The post The (non)sense of autonomous shuttle demonstrations appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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26 Jun 2018

2getthere joins Drive Sweden initiative

2getthere is joining Drive Sweden, to actively work on delivering the next generation mobility system for people and goods. The post 2getthere joins Drive Sweden initiative appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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18 Jun 2018

Contributing to the Airport Access Ideas Forum

2getthere's Dennis Mica will be contributing to the second Airport Access Ideas Forum on Wednesday 27th of June in London. The Forum is an event designed to highlight the key challenges airports, city planners and ground transport operators need to prepare for when planning airport access for future users. The post Contributing to the Airport Access Ideas Forum appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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9 Jun 2018

Happy with Sjoerd investigating autonomous vehicles at Rivium

Sjoerd works for supermarket chain Albert Heijn in the Netherlands, but is also an aspiring vlogger. In his series 'Blij met Sjoerd' he chases news that makes people happy. The post Happy with Sjoerd investigating autonomous vehicles at Rivium appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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4 Jun 2018

Help support 2getthere employees swim for a good cause!

The SingelSwim Utrecht is the only swim in the oldest canal in the Netherlands: Utrecht Singel. In 2015 the first edition took place with a great success. Singel Swim Utrecht is a charity event entirely dedicated to collecting funds and raising the awareness of the FSHD muscle disease. The post Help support 2getthere employees swim for a good cause! appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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15 May 2018

Joining Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC)

2getthere is joining CUTRIC, the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium, which supports projects that develop the next-generation of mobility and transportation technologies for Canadians. The post Joining Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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3 May 2018

We are at the SmartDrivingCar Summit, join us!

2getthere will be presenting at the second annual SmartDrivingCar Summit, reporting on the developments in relation to the recent announcement for the Rivium, NTU and Zaventem projects. The conference brings together buyers, sellers and facilitators of autonomous cars, trucks, and buses. It looks at the economic forces behind deployment and commercialization of autonomous vehicle technology—supply, demand, and public oversight. The post We are Read more...

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28 Apr 2018

Autonomous Shuttles serving Brussels Airport last mile needs

At Brussels Airport Zaventem, 2getthere's autonomous shuttles will link the long term parking area with the terminal as well as the public transit hub with the cargo zone. Brussels Airport is the first European airport to use autonomous shuttles in fully mixed traffic. The post Autonomous Shuttles serving Brussels Airport last mile needs appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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26 Apr 2018

The Dutch conquering the Smart Cities conference in New York

The Netherlands is driving the future of mobility. Whether it’s smart, green or safe mobility. The May 8th workshop as part of the NY Smart Cities conference allows you to learn the secrets the our success by offering simple, affordable and fast techniques to create a variety of smart mobility solutions. The post The Dutch conquering the Smart Cities conference in New York appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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23 Apr 2018

Livery of the Bluewaters Island vehicles revealed during UITP Middle East

In collaboration with Meraas, the Dubai-based holding company behind some of the city’s most popular urban destinations, Dutch technology firm 2getthere officially revealed the first Group Rapid Transit autonomous vehicle that will be used at Bluewaters during the UITP MENA Transport Congress and Exhibition. The post Livery of the Bluewaters Island vehicles revealed during UITP Middle East appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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20 Apr 2018

Brussels Airport selects 2getthere for autonomous shuttle system

Brussels Airport and De Lijn have decided to partner with 2getthere, using its fully autonomous (self-driving) vehicles to link Zaventem's long term parking area with the terminal. Brussels Airport is the first European airport to use autonomous vehicles in fully mixed traffic. The vehicles are expected to hit the road in 2021, after an intensive pilot phase, starting in 2019. Four other constructors were in the race for this highly desirabl Read more...

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18 Apr 2018

Meet us at the APM Conference in Tampa

During the ASCE and TD&I Automated People Mover Conference in Tampa, 2getthere will be present on the Bluewaters Island and Rivium applications as well as on recent research conducted with regards to the incorporation of autonomous vehicles on the airside apron. The post Meet us at the APM Conference in Tampa appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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16 Apr 2018

MoU signed for Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University, SMRT Services and 2getthere have joined forces to deploy fully automated Group Rapid Transit (GRT) autonomous vehicles (AV) on the NTU Smart Campus by 2019. The three parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony today, paving the way for the GRT to be integrated into NTU’s transport network. The post MoU signed for Nanyang Technological University appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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16 Apr 2018

Automated transit at Nanyang Technological University

At Nanyang Technological University's campus, 2getthere's autonomous shuttles were tested throughout 2018. It is ultimately the intention that the vehicles will be integrated into NTU's transport network to serve between NTU’s halls of residences and the main academic areas. The post Automated transit at Nanyang Technological University appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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12 Apr 2018

Regulations Required: safety drives autonomous vehicles market (whitepaper)

Authorities will have to introduce strict regulations to ensure the safe introduction of autonomous vehicles on public roads. By doing so, they can also speed up the adoption. Stricter regulations will most likely result in a shakeout in the supply side of the autonomous transit market. The post Regulations Required: safety drives autonomous vehicles market (whitepaper) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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9 Apr 2018

Exhibiting 3rd generation GRT vehicle at UITP Dubai

At the upcoming UITP Mena congress and exhibition, 2getthere will be displaying its 3rd generation GRT autonomous vehicle. Accommodating up to 24 passengers, the vehicle will be featured first in the Bluewaters Island development by Meraas. If you are interested to meet with us, please reach out and contact us. The post Exhibiting 3rd generation GRT vehicle at UITP Dubai appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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5 Apr 2018

Workhorse testing of the 3rd generation vehicle

At 2getthere's Utrecht based testsite, the verification and validation team has been busy for months with vehicle tests. On Friday April 5th we filmed one of the first tests with a fully loaded vehicle at 35 kilometers per hour. Even though the speed is already impressive, we are even more pleased with the stability and comfort on the vehicle on the uneven surface and the low noise levels The post Workhorse testing of the 3rd generation vehi Read more...

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29 Mar 2018

2getthere opens project office at business park Rivium

With the recent award of the replacement and expansion of the Rivium project, 2getthere decided to open an office at the business park. Being close to the site where the system needs to be installed, allows for project meetings to be held locally and work closely alongside the city of Capelle aan den IJssel, MRDH and all other parties involved in the delivery of the project. The post 2getthere opens project office at business park Rivium appeared Read more...

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21 Mar 2018

3rd generation GRT vehicle steals the show at Intertraffic

2getthere's new vehicle is quite the show as the most photographed object of the Intertraffic exhibition. The praise of visitors of the looks and the build quality if humbling and makes us proud of the product that we are bringing to the market. The post 3rd generation GRT vehicle steals the show at Intertraffic appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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15 Mar 2018

We deliver: the new 2getthere corporate video

2getthere has been delivering autonomous vehicles since 1997. This brief video highlights our project approach showing footage of systems in operation and delivery. The post We deliver: the new 2getthere corporate video appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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7 Mar 2018

Connexxion selected to operate Rivium 3.0

MRDH has awarded to concession to operate 2getthere's ParkShuttle for 15 years to public transit operating company Connexion, starting late 2018. When the driverless vehicles hit public roads in 2020, it is a world first for the metropolitan region. The post Connexxion selected to operate Rivium 3.0 appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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26 Feb 2018

Meet us @Intertraffic and see the 3rd generation GRT vehicle

2getthere will be exhibiting the new 3rd generation GRT autonomous vehicle on the Connekt Dutch Pavillion (booth 08.418) in the Smart Mobility Hall of the exhibition (Hall 8) as well as contributing to a presentation on Rivium 3.0 (Wednesday, March 21 at 14.15hr). The post Meet us @Intertraffic and see the 3rd generation GRT vehicle appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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20 Feb 2018

14 million passengers delivered and counting

Based on the daily operations at Schiphol, Rivium, Floriade and Masdar City, 2getthere delivered over 14 million passengers to their destination to date. This makes 2getthere the most experienced autonomous vehicle supplier. The post 14 million passengers delivered and counting appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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11 Feb 2018

Driverless vehicles? A piece of cake!

February 6th marked the kick-off of the safety assurance process of the Driverless Vehicles project at #Rivium business park in the Netherlands. The application will be the first in the world without safety driver on board and with certification. The post Driverless vehicles? A piece of cake! appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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31 Jan 2018

Altran delivers new 3rd generation vehicle

With great pride Altran celebrated the new delivery of 2getthere's driverless vehicles, capable of operating in mixed traffic or as Automated People Mover. The vehicle was fully engineered and produced by Altran, located at the Automotive Campus in Helmond. The post Altran delivers new 3rd generation vehicle appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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10 Jan 2018

GRT vehicle: automated minibus

2getthere’s GRT vehicles are automated minibuses accommodating up to 22 passengers (8 seated, 14 standing). The vehicles allow for easy access through accurate docking at the stations, enabled by the 'crabbing' capability of the front and rear wheel steering. The post GRT vehicle: automated minibus appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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9 Jan 2018

PRT vehicle: automated taxi

2getthere's PRT vehicle accommodates a 6-person family (4 adults, 2 children) with additional space for either a wheelchair or luggage. It combines the desirable aspects of the car (private travel at any time) with the social advantages of public transport (no congestion and parking issues). The post PRT vehicle: automated taxi appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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8 Jan 2018

Navigation and Localization

The navigation is based on virtual routes, using localization based on odometry in combination with natural or artificial landmarks. 2getthere's software is agnostic and can accommodate both landmark types. The post Navigation and Localization appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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7 Jan 2018

Transit Operations Monitoring and Supervision

2getthere's Transit Operations Monitoring and Supervision (TOMS) system amongst others regulates traffic, coordinates transit scheduling based on demand, updates online, vehicle, station and operator screens and interfaces to the outside world in general. The post Transit Operations Monitoring and Supervision appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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6 Jan 2018

Perception systems: sense and understanding

2getthere is actively developing enhanced perception systems for better sense and understanding. This includes sensor fusion, using 3D camera systems, LiDAR, radar and ultrasound sensors as well as classification. The post Perception systems: sense and understanding appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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5 Jan 2018

Headway and Platooning

Minimizing the headway and platooning are seen as solutions to increasing the capacity of transit systems. With platooning, cooperative driving, multiple vehicles are linked virtually thus operting as a train. The post Headway and Platooning appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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4 Jan 2018

Energy Management

2getthere's vehicles are designed for both cold and (extremely) warm climates. Charging of the vehicles is fully automatic, not requiring the vehicle to be plugged in manually or the operator to provide any order. The post Energy Management appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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22 Dec 2017

Rivium business park first to introduce autonomous shuttles in mixed traffic

2getthere’s ParkShuttle in the Rotterdam region (Capelle aan den IJssel) will be transformed into the world’s first autonomous system operating on public roads without featuring a safety driver or steward on board. With the ParkShuttle, the city aims to further increase regional accessibility. It’s a world premiere for the Netherlands: no permanent autonomous system operates on public roads anywhere in the world. The post Rivium business pa Read more...

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3 Dec 2017

Demonstrating Level 4 on the biggest stage in the UAE

During the official celebration of the 46th National Day on Saturday evening December 2nd in Abu Dhabi, Masdar and 2getthere’s PRT vehicle took center stage in front of Members of the Royal Families, Supreme Council members, Rulers of the emirates, Crown Princes and Deputy Rulers. The level 4 autonomous vehicle, in full operation at Masdar since 2010, was part of a show entitled ‘Here is the Future’, driving up a ramp to deliver one of the Read more...

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7 Nov 2017

When will autonomous transit be a reality? (whitepaper)

Large-scale introduction of driverless vehicles in modern urban traffic is an unlikely scenario for the next 10 to 15 years. Read the conclusion of the whitepaper here. The post When will autonomous transit be a reality? (whitepaper) appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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25 Oct 2017

2getthere successfully completes extreme weather climate test

The succesful climate test on 2getthere's shared autonomous vehicle (Group Rapid Transit) confirms it is the best and most sophisticated driverless vehicle available. The post 2getthere successfully completes extreme weather climate test appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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1 Aug 2017

Oceaneering and 2getthere sign a teaming agreement for transit at theme parks

2getthere announced they have signed a long-term agreement with Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE: OII) headquartered in Houston, Texas. The post Oceaneering and 2getthere sign a teaming agreement for transit at theme parks appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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7 Jul 2017

Automation and Smart Cities: opportunity or a threat?

Unless wise policy choices are made, autonomous cars could well make our cities even busier and more unsafe than they already are. This is the conclusion of the Utrecht-based technology company 2getthere. The post Automation and Smart Cities: opportunity or a threat? appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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17 Jun 2017

Prototype 3rd generation autonomous vehicles on the move

Today a special flight departed from Schiphol Airport to Asia. Dutch technology firm 2getthere placed a newly developed prototype Group Rapid Transit (GRT) vehicle on transport to Singapore. The vehicle carries passengers autonomously, without the intervention of a driver or steward. In the future, the vehicle will also serve Bluewaters Island in Dubai and Rivium business park in the Netherlands. The post Prototype 3rd generation autonomous vehic Read more...

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14 Mar 2017

Connecting Bluewaters Island to the Dubai transit network

At Bluewaters Island, 2getthere's vehicles will serve as an automated people mover system, providing a 2.6 kilometer connection to the Dubai Metro. Using 25 autonomous vehicles, a capacity of 3,350 passengers per hour is delivered. The post Connecting Bluewaters Island to the Dubai transit network appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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14 Mar 2017

2getthere awarded largest autonomous shuttle project for Bluewaters Island

Dutch technology firm 2getthere, a world-leading developer of sustainable mobility solutions, has been awarded the contract for a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link new waterfront lifestyle destination Bluewaters with the city’s network of metro stations. The post 2getthere awarded largest autonomous shuttle project for Bluewaters Island appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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20 Feb 2017

First autonomous shuttles on the public road at Rivium business park

From 2018 2getthere's, autonomous ParkShuttle in the city of Capelle aan den IJssel will be transformed in the world’s first autonomous system operating on public roads without safety driver or steward. The post First autonomous shuttles on the public road at Rivium business park appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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14 Feb 2017

New passenger record at Masdar City

We’ve left the year 2016 with a new record of 41.956 passengers in December, followed by an even more astonishing number of passengers going into the new year; 44.575 passengers in January. The post New passenger record at Masdar City appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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4 Jan 2017

2getthere establishes an office in Silicon Valley

Dutch company 2getthere will use strategic Silicon Valley base to break into US market for automated transit systems. The post 2getthere establishes an office in Silicon Valley appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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30 Nov 2016

PRT system availability @ 99.7% since the launch in 2010

The driverless Masdar Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system at Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has functioned at over 99% efficiency since it began services 6 years ago! The post PRT system availability @ 99.7% since the launch in 2010 appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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16 Nov 2016

Masdar City system reaches 2 Million Passenger Mark

On the eve of the driverless vehicles at Masdar City commencing the 7th year of operations, the system welcomed its 2 millionth passenger. The post Masdar City system reaches 2 Million Passenger Mark appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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10 Nov 2016

Accessing the Smart City via the Amsterdam Lelylaan hub

To ensure the livability of Amsterdam as Smart City, as well as its accessbility both by car and train, 2getthere's vehicles are integrated as a last mile system transit system from the Lelylaan transit hub. The post Accessing the Smart City via the Amsterdam Lelylaan hub appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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10 Nov 2016

Driverless vehicles as last mile transit from Amsterdam Lelylaan hub

Commissioned by The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA), a multidisciplinary team consisting of UNStudio (architects/urban designers), Goudappel Coffeng (mobility consultants), Geophy (data specialists) and 2getthere (innovative mobility systems developers) has collaborated on a study that examines the future potential of the integration of infrastructure and city development around the area of Amsterdam’s A10 ring road and the Lelylaan a Read more...

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9 Nov 2016

VIP transit: Prince Charles enjoys a driverless vehicle at Masdar City

Britain’s Prince Charles visited Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, yesterday, arriving with our Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) driverless vehicle. The post VIP transit: Prince Charles enjoys a driverless vehicle at Masdar City appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...

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9 Nov 2016

Operations contract of Driverless Parkshuttle extended with 2 years

The world’s first driverless vehicle, the ParkShuttle at business park Rivium in the city of Capelle aan den IJssel (the Netherlands) will continue operations for at least 2 more years. The Metropolitan region Rotterdam The Hague (MRDH) confirmed the extension until late 2018 of the concession of operator Connexxion last week. The city of Capelle aan den IJssel has voiced the intent to renew the system and expand it once the concession runs out Read more...

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27 Oct 2016

2getthere featured in Dutch Innovation Roadshow in Taiwan

This October the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office (NTIO) roadshow is visiting 7 cities and counties in Taiwan, showcasing Dutch innovations. As part of the roadshow, 2getthere’s local agent Land Network, presents on automated transit systems, providing sustainable mobility for more liveable cities. The post 2getthere featured in Dutch Innovation Roadshow in Taiwan appeared first on 2getthere. Read more...