Transits First/Last Mile Solution: the EZ Zeus, a zero-emission, Level 4, automated shuttle bus that is FMVSS compliant, ADA-compliant, and Buy America-compliant

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) will receive funding for an automated electric shuttle bus that will serve Texas Southern University, the University of Houston and Houston's Third Ward community. The shuttle will connect to Metro buses and light rail and be studied for potential use in urban, suburban, and rural environments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157402


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Transit Adminstration

    Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Jackson, Brian

  • Start Date: 20210530
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240121
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01863658
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 15 2022 4:17PM