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Meet Olli, The Latest Edition to Beep’s Fleet of Autonomous Vehicles

Photo: Olli

There’s a new autonomous shuttle in Lake Nona called Olli thanks to a partnership between Beep and Local Motors. 

Beep CEO Joe Moye says Olli is currently serving a residential route near the Heroes Park Area. 

In mid-December, Moye says the autonomous vehicle will be deployed to open a new route between the Lake Nona Town Center and Nemours Children’s Hospital. 

“You know helping provide a safe, reliable transportation service for visitors, patients and others that the healthcare workers that are looking to have transportation between the hospital and some of the town center amenities.”

Olli will join Beep’s other shuttles on its standard routes and will offer special features for visually and hearing impaired passengers.

“Where you’ve got large signs showing what stop you’re on and what mode the vehicle is currently traveling in and things of that nature.”

Moye says the vehicle is US made and 3D printed. 

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