The unique shuttle project in Karlsruhe in Germany is creating a huge demand for minibusses and especially for the routes that are not fixed. The service can be available from your front door also.
The self-driving minibus in the Weiherfeld-Dammerstock district from Karlsruhe is well programmed for proper safety.
The minibus did attract a lot of old-aged women in Germany. The driverless minibusses are quite apt for traveling around a small distance from your home.
The benefit of the autonomous minibusses is the availability of the bus with just one click. The ride can be ordered via the smartphone app. The three buses named Vera, Ella, and Anna driving in normal traffic.
The vehicles are driving at a maximum speed of 20km/h. However, speed has been a major concern as not being able to match the present traffic scenario. Currently, the ride on the bus is free and can be booked advanced via the Eva-shuttle app.
The minibusses are also associated with a safety driver inside the bus for a safe drive. Due to maintaining the safety issues and concerns, the bus can drive the kids from daycare in the shuttle. The elderly ladies can also be picked up from their homes.
The concept is helping to maintain a clean environment. It also helps to close the public transport gaps at night, on weekends, and even in rural areas.
And mainly closing the gaps in rural areas due to relying on your vehicle more than have the dependency on the public transport. Especially for elderly women or physically disabled people, it can be a great relief and provide a sort of independence in their movement.