Lyft's self-driving cars are now on the road in Boston

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Bostonites have a new way to get around the city’s famously contentious streets: robotaxis.  

Lyft and autonomous driving company nuTonomy announced their joint pilot program has been cleared by the city’s authorities to begin picking up passengers. The two companies first disclosed their partnership back in June, but had to wait until the city’s regulatory bodies gave it the green light to actually offer Lyft users driverless rides. 

The program will begin in Boston’s Seaport district, matching riders looking to travel on routes within the area with driverless cabs. The cars will have human safety operators, like other trials, and the program will emphasize rider education about self-driving cars as one of its major points of focus.    Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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