Self-driving shuttle bus coming to campus

Friday, March 5, 2021

A self-driving shuttle bus - the first at any academic institution in Canada - could be operating on the Ring Road at the University of Waterloo by the time students return to campus for in-person classes as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

A research team led by MME professor Amir Khajepour, has spent the last four years and well over $1 million on the autonomous bus project, dubbed WATonoBus, and is now doing final testing to ensure it can handle winter weather.

Read more about WATonoBus