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Autonomous Vehicles to Evolve to a New Urban Experience

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Urban
Total project cost
€20 903 392
EU Contribution
€15 599 780
Project website
Project Acronym
AVENUE
STRIA Roadmaps
Connected and automated transport (CAT)
Transport electrification (ELT)
Smart mobility and services (SMO)
Transport mode
Road icon
Transport policies
Environmental/Emissions aspects,
Decarbonisation,
Deployment planning/Financing/Market roll-out
Transport sectors
Passenger transport

Overview

Link to CORDIS
Objectives

AVENUE aims to design and carry out full scale demonstrations of urban transport automation by deploying, for the first time worldwide, fleets of autonomous mini-buses in low to medium demand areas of 4 European demonstrator cities: Geneva, Lyon, Copenhagen and Luxembourg, and 3 replicator cities.

AVENUE revisits the offered public transportation services, starting from the original problem, which is to allow passengers to move from one place to another. It takes into account their special needs and time constrains, instead of trying to accommodate autonomous vehicles to the existing solutions of pre-scheduled bus itineraries.

In this context, AVENUE introduces disruptive public transportation paradigms led by SMEs on the basis of door2door services and the nascent concept of the ‘Mobility Cloud’ aiming in setting up a new model of public transportation. This model enables safe, efficient, on-demand and emission free personalised public transportation, available anytime and anywhere, blending conventional public transport with novel service models such these of the sharing economy.

The project partners will apply cutting edge technologies and I2V, V2I & V2V communications that will allow a twofold increase of the average vehicle speed and a tenfold increase in the range served by autonomous vehicles. A set of corresponding in- and out-of-vehicle services that substantially enhance road safety, the overall quality of the service and the value added to the passenger will be introduced, targeting also elderly people, people with disabilities and vulnerable users.

Methodology

AVENUE draws and builds upon the accumulated experience from its consortium of 16 partners from 7 European countries, and the operation of Navya’s 65 mini-buses in 22 cities from 13 countries in 4 continents that already demonstrate reliable and safe operation at pilot sites by transporting over 180,000 passengers. The project activities are organised in 10 work packages that are implemented within 4 years.

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.
Other Programme
ART-07-2017 Full-scale demonstration of urban road transport automation

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
Universite De Geneve
Address
RUE DU GENERAL DUFOUR 24, 1211 GENEVE, Switzerland
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€2 049 250
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Transports Publics Genevois
Address
ROUTE DE LA CHAPELLE 1, 1212 GRAND LANCY, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€2 040 850
Organisation
Hochschule Pforzheim
Address
TIEFENBRONNER STRASSE 65, 75175 PFORZHEIM, Germany
EU Contribution
€686 100
Organisation
Centre Europeen D'etudes De Securite Et D'analyse Des Risquesc.e.e.s.a.r.et D'analyse Des Risques
Address
Rue Des Suisses, 92000 Nanterre, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€649 250
Organisation
Autonomous Mobility A/s
Address
PARK ALLE 355, 2605 BRONDBY, Denmark
EU Contribution
€2 187 232
Organisation
Ethniko Kentro Erevnas Kai Technologikis Anaptyxis
Address
Charilaou Thermi Road, 57001 Thermi Thessaloniki, Greece
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€728 000
Organisation
Keolis Lyon
Address
19 BOULEVARD VIVIER MERLE, 69003 LYON, France
EU Contribution
€828 975
Organisation
Republique Et Canton De Geneve, Departement De Lenvironnement, Des Transports Et De L Agriculture
Address
RUE DE L HOTEL DE VILLE 14, 1204 GENEVE, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€464 250
Organisation
Navya
Address
1 RUE DU DOCTEUR PIERRE FLEURY PAPILLON, 69100 VILLEURBANNE, France
EU Contribution
€1 959 475
Organisation
Mobilethinking Sarl
Address
ROUTE DES ACACIAS 43, 1227 LES ACACIAS, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€664 475
Organisation
Kompetenzzentrum - Das Virtuelle Fahrzeug Forschungsgesellschaft M.b.h.
Address
Inffeldgasse 21a / 1. Stock, 8010 GRAZ, Austria
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€244 500
Organisation
Bestmile Sa
Address
AVENUE DE RHODANIE 58, 1007 LAUSANNE, Switzerland
EU Contribution
€902 861
Organisation
Avl List Gmbh
Address
Hans-List-Platz, 8020 Graz, Austria
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€243 775
Organisation
S.l.a. Sa
Address
RUE LAANGWISS 4 ZAE ROBERT STEICHEN, 4940 BASCHARAGE, Luxembourg
EU Contribution
€913 850
Organisation
Centralesupelec
Address
3 RUE JOLIOT CURIE, 91192 GIF SUR YVETTE, France
EU Contribution
€441 350
Organisation
Siemens Ag
Address
Wittelsbacherplatz 2, 80333 MUENCHEN, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€595 587

Technologies

Technology Theme
Connected and automated vehicles
Technology
EV autonomous bus
Development phase
Implementation

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