Ride 'em, Cowboys Fans: Free Driverless Shuttle Service to Debut Aug. 26

ARLINGTON — Mayor Jeff Williams compared a new autonomous shuttle service designed for use in his city's entertainment district to watching The Jetsons come alive — even if these vehicles don't fly."Not yet," Williams said Friday. "But that's on the way."Two driverless vehicles — affectionately dubbed Milo — that can hold 12 passengers each will make their public debuts Aug. 26 for the Dallas Cowboys' preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.With the debut, Arlington will become the nation's first municipal government to offer ongoing autonomous shuttle service to the public as part of a year-long pilot program.Williams, city and county officials, and Texas Rangers representatives, including manager Jeff Banister, were on hand at Globe Life Park on Friday morning to put Milo through its paces.  Continue reading...

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