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Automated Shuttle Feasibility Study and Concept Plan

More mobile, accessible communities

  • Pinellas County, Florida

    Pinellas County, Florida

Supporting local beach communities with an automated shuttles deployment plan

Stantec’s Greenlight fund supports employees’ innovative ideas that benefit our clients and communities. Our team received funding to help clients determine the feasibility of, and develop a plan for, automated shuttle implementation. One of our partners in this endeavor is the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), the public transportation provider for Pinellas County, FL and its 24 municipalities.

PSTA is dedicated to improving rider experience through modern transit technology, such as integration with ridesharing services. This, along with its emphasis on sustainability and accessibility, makes PSTA’s system ideal for automated vehicle demonstration and deployment.

We worked with PSTA, and Clearwater and Dunedin, Florida, to develop an automated shuttle deployment concept plan. As year-round destinations, we wanted to capitalize on these beach cities’ points of interest. The goals were to improve customer experience and safety, introduce the technology to the public and stakeholders, and stimulate the local economies near the PSTA system. With the concept plan complete, Pinellas County is one step closer to introducing automated shuttles into its communities.

Meet Our Team

Frank Domingo, Senior Project Manager, Transportation

I see projects through the eyes of both the public and private sector.
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Jonathan Garrett, Senior Product Developer, Stantec GenerationAV™

The AV industry landscape is frequently changing—community leaders need relevant and current information to make better decisions.
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Craig Lewis, Principal, Planning and Urban Design Co-leader, Urban Places

To build vibrant, memorable, and walkable urbanism we must continually focus on the details important to the human experience.
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Frank Domingo

Senior Project Manager, Transportation

Jonathan Garrett

Senior Product Developer, Stantec GenerationAV™

Craig Lewis

Principal, Planning and Urban Design Co-leader, Urban Places

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