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Sept. 29, 2022

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MnDOT to launch goMARTI self-driving shuttle project in Grand Rapids Grand Rapids

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, the City of Grand Rapids, May Mobility and other partners launch the goMARTI self-driving shuttle pilot project. This demonstration project consists of five automated vehicles providing a transportation choice for residents in a designated area. It’s the first self-driving shuttle project in rural Minnesota. 

Members of the media, elected officials and the public will have the opportunity to learn more about the goMARTI project and ride one of the shuttles.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Grand Rapids Fire Station
104 SE 11th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Jean Wallace, MnDOT Deputy Commissioner & Chief Engineer
Thomas Johnson-Kaiser, MnDOT’s Connected and Automated Vehicles Office                     
Tom Pagel, City of Grand Rapids City Administrator
Sheryl Seitz, May Mobility VP of Marketing and Communications
Whitney Ridlon, Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
Tammy Meehan Russell, The PLUM Catalyst Chief Catalyst