SAN JOSE, CA.,, October 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – LILEE Systems, Access Services and Sunset Vans are proud to announce a new affordable autonomous vehicle specifically designed to help improve paratransit services and make public transport more accessible to people with disabilities. The vehicle and its self-driving technologies will be presented at the annual Transformation Conference of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and EXPO 2021 from November 8-10.
“Sharing the same vision of using automated driving technologies to transform paratransit operations, Access Services has teamed up with LILEE Systems and Sunset Vans to develop innovative solutions to the urban mobility challenges facing both the ADA community, so do transit agencies, ”they said William Quay, Director Information Technology, Access Services. “The deployment and integration of autonomous driving technology will allow paratransit operators to focus more on assisting passengers, providing care when needed and ensuring their safety.”
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, LILEE Systems specializes in advanced transportation safety software and is a leading provider of autonomous vehicle technology. After several successful pilot projects for a full – size self – driving bus in Taiwan, LILEE Systems has launched a pilot program for affordable autonomous vehicles in the United States in partnership with Access Services, the second largest public agency for paratransit services, and Sunset Vans, a leader in the production and modernization of wheelchairs and electric vans. The program, in accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), aims to form an autonomous fleet of intelligent assistive technologies and to demonstrate a ready-to-implement solution for transit agencies looking for new opportunities in the paratransit industry.
“Paratransit is an important mode of transport for people with mobility difficulties. LILEE Systems is proud to present a stand-alone wheelchair-ready vehicle specifically designed for paratransit passengers, ”said Jia-Ru Lee, CEO of LILEE Systems.
Derek Murray, CEO of Sunset Vans, said: “As an industry leader in the production and modification of wheelchair accessible vehicles that are fully ADA compliant, we are excited to work with LILEE Systems and Access Services to provide new technologies and to provide the autonomous solution for paratransit to the Market. “
At the TRANSform Conference & EXPO at APTA, booth 2111, c Orlando, Florida from November 8-10, the team will showcase its new upgraded accessible autonomous vehicle and electric van, featuring a special vehicle design that provides greater accessibility and usability for people with disabilities. The OCC-based video platform (Operations Management Center) for transit agencies for monitoring, tracking and managing vehicles will also be demonstrated.
To schedule an appointment and discuss how self-driving technology and OCC software can revolutionize public transport services, please contact [email protected].
About LILEE Systems
LILEE Systems was founded in 2009 by industry leaders in wireless communications and software-defined radio (SDR) with the primary goal of enabling positive train control systems for North American Class I railroads. Headquartered in Silicon Valley with an office in Taipei, Taiwan, LILEE Systems is a leading provider of video security and OCC-based solutions, passenger connectivity services and autonomous driving systems.
SOURCE LILEE Systems