Tag: SunTrax

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 28, 2018

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland is collaborating with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority to amp up autonomous vehicle development in public transportation, the agencies announced Wednesday. The news comes as engineers and tech experts from all over North America wrap up the 2018 Florida Autonomous Vehicle Summit in Tampa highlighting progress in autonomous vehicle and supporting […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorSeptember 19, 2018

Florida Polytechnic University is launching a program to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle technology, the school announced Tuesday. The Advanced Mobility Institute (AMI) is the first of its kind in Florida and one of the largest centers in the nation specialized on testing and verifying autonomous vehicles technology, according to the Lakeland-based school. AMI’s […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 26, 2016

Who knows: Florida Polytechnic University could be where one of the self-driving cars of the future is tested. The school and the Florida Department of Transportation on Monday agreed to partner on the creation of a new “transportation technology testing facility” to be called SunTrax. SunTrax will include a 2.25 mile oval track on a 400-acre site […]


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