new york’s first self-driving vehicle program is launching within the brooklyn navy yard, a 300-acre industrial park with more than 400 manufacturing businesses. from august 7, 2019, six autonomous cars will shuttle passengers between various points of the complex, including the NYC ferry stop at dock 72 and cumberland gate at flushing avenue — an important connection point for the destination’s 10,000 employees. initially, there will be a safety driver and software operator in the vehicle while in operation.
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