A fleet of new self-driving vehicles are now making their way around the streets of Arlington.
The Arlington Rapid Pilot Program has integrated on-demand autonomous vehicle service into a transportation service.
This option will be available to riders through the Via app and will offer 5 types of self-driving vehicles which include a wheelchair-accessible vehicle.
They're all available to book from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday for destinations within the RAPID service area including the Downtown Library, City Hall, UTA and many other restaurants and buildings.
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The City of Arlington is operating Rideshare, automation, and payment integration demonstration, RAPID, in partnership with Via transportation Incorporation, May Mobility and the University of Texas at Arlington through a grant provided by the Federal Transit Administration.
This new program is to help offer trips around Downtown Arlington and around the UTA campus.