Gdansk Pilot 2019 on video

Gdansk was the first city in Poland to test self-driving, electric shuttle bus. It was riding in September 2019 and now they have released a video on their experiences. See it on Youtube.

Project Meeting in Gdansk

The Project Partners are meeting on 28.-29.11.2019 in Gdansk, Poland. The Project’s Steering Committee meeting was arranged in the morning with extended attendence from Project Partners. There was a change in management of Sohjoa Baltic from 15th October onwards, Azat Ismailogullari being the new Project Manager and Ulla-Maija Pekkola the new Financial Manager for the […]

Testsite Kongsberg on European Mobility Week

Testsite Kongsberg is well advanced in terms of building new knowledge, testing and developing of new technology for autonomous transport in cities. As a result of the autonomy initiative in Kongsberg, Buskerud county council set up an arena in Brussels during European Mobility Week. Participants from Testsite Kongsberg were Tinius Olsen Technical Vocational College, Applied […]

Tallinn! Pilot started!

Tallinn pilot is running The first long-term open traffic robot bus pilot in Estonia has already been running for two weeks in Tallinn and the passengers are thrilled. The bus started its operations on August 28 in Kadriorg Park which is located right next to the Presidential Palace and Kadriorg Palace. The bus makes a […]

Gdansk! Pilot started!

An autonomous bus already in Gdansk The robobus in Gdansk bus runs daily until the end of September along Karwienska Street and takes passengers to the zoo. On Friday, 6th of September 2019, the city launched a small scale pilot as a part of the Sohjoa Baltic project. For seven days a week, twice an […]

Helsinki! Pilot started!

Etsitkö tietoa Helsingin pilotistamme kohteessa Vuosaari, Aurinkolahti? Klikkaa uutiseemme suomenkielisellä sivullamme. Our pilot in Helsinki has started on 18th June and will last up to 30th September. It’s located in Vuosaari, Aurinkolahti. Bus runs twice an hour, between 9 to 15 on weekdays and between 12 to 18 on weekends. One round takes ~ 20 […]

An autonomous bus will carry us to the Gdansk Zoo in Septemeber

by Magdalena Szymańska, inspektor, Wydział Gospodarki Komunalnej The tender for the presentation of an autonomous bus on the show route in Gdańsk was resolved. In the tender, announced as part of the Sohjoa Baltic project, one bid was submitted by Easymille, which met the requirements of the tender. The city decided to accept the offer […]

Procurements for Helsinki and Tallinn won by Autonomous Mobility A/S

The Sohjoa Baltic long period pilots, to be conducted this year in Helsinki (4 months) and in Tallinn (6 months), will be deployed and operated by Danish service provider Autonomous Mobility A/S. They use Navya’s automated shuttles. The Sohjoa Baltic’s first long period pilot has been ongoing in Kongsberg, Norway, since October 2018. Procurements for […]

Sohjoa Baltic shared legislation knowledge at VECS2019 in Sweden

Mauro Bellone (Chalmers University of Technology), Ebba Josefson (Front Advokater) and Matthias Hartwig (IKEM) were at Vehicle Electronics and Connected Services 2019 Conference in Sweden, held the legal workshop to present the legal roadmap. The mentioned roadmap gives an overview of the legal challenges that arise when implementing automated buses as part of public transport. […]

European Legal Implementation Roadmap 2019 out now

Once automated buses are legally standardised and commercially available, they will be able to operate in locations that are currently only served by privately owned vehicles. However, most relevant issues have not yet been fully resolved. The many unanswered questions hinder public administrations from planning for and successfully integrating automated buses into the transportation system. […]