Smart Transportation Steering Group
The framework of Taipei Smart City takes “smart government” as the core value, and promotes “smart security”, “smart building”, “smart transportation”, “smart education”, “smart healthcare”, “smart environment”, and “smart economy” to be the blueprint for the future development. In order to achieve it, “1+7 smart city steering groups” were established. The steering group is led by the Department of Transportation, and cooperating with the Department of Information Technology, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, and outside experts. It is hoped that the city vision of safe, convenient, shared, and green can be achieved through smart technologies to enhance transport efficiency and minimize environmental impact.
Autonomous Driving Bus Innovative Experiment Plan
Taipei City Government cooperated with Turing Drive Co. Ltd. to initiate a midnight self-driving bus test on the bus lane of Xinyi Road. From May, this test will verify the various scenarios that may face in the future. According to the results, the test will be gradually to carry passengers, and the public will experience the test ride as soon as September this year. Turing Drive Co. Ltd. is a new domestic team that specializes in the development of autonomous driving systems, combining deep learning, sensor fusion, parallel computing, and vehicle dynamic control technologies.