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WMU Helps Design Driverless VA Shuttle

Feb 7, 2019
Courtesy WMU College of Engineering

Self-driving vehicles may seem far off, but they are coming to Michigan and could change public transportation. One new project involves Western Michigan University and the Battle Creek Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) As Michigan moves forward in the so-called “race to mobility,” there are still some details it needs to work out. The second annual report from Michigan’s Council on Future Mobility came out Monday. 

Courtesy Photo / Senate website

(MPRN-Washington D.C.) President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next transportation secretary faced a U.S. Senate panel.

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Research and testing of self-driving cars in Michigan are seeing a boost. A package of bills that furthers testing of automated cars is on its way to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The connection between Uber and the February 20th shooting spree in Kalamazoo caught the attention for Automotive News writer Nick Bunkley.