Hyundai, in collaboration with and Via, today unveiled BotRide, a shared, on-demand, autonomous vehicle service operating on public roads. Starting today, a fleet of self-driving Hyundai KONA Electric SUVs will provide a free ride-sharing service to the local community of Irvine, California. BotRide will run from November 4, 2019 through January 31, 2020 as part of the pilot phase of the program.


An aerial view of the aging viaduct in the "throat" section of Interstate 90 near Boston University, looking west toward the vacant former railyards where Harvard University aims to develop a new urban neighborhood of housing, office and lab space. Courtesy of MassDOT.

Under Harvard’s Influence, MassDOT Approves $86 Million Contract to Rehab Allston Highway Viaduct

"It’s concerning that Harvard, an institution that has historically been opaque in their plans to develop in Allston, has control over the major infrastructure that impacts thousand of residents here, without having a clear and transparent process to share what those conversations are," said Galen Mook, a member of the Allston Multimodal Project's public task force.