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This Autonomous Driving Startup Announces New Accessibility Network For Disabled Community
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Oct 6, 2022,01:00pm EDT|
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Autonomous driving startup Waymo launches its Waymo Accessibility Network this week.
In a blog post published on Thursday, autonomous driving startup Waymo announced the formation of what the Mountain View-based company calls the Waymo Accessibility Network. Waymo notes in the announcement the initiative is meant to “formalize and scale our longstanding collaboration with disability advocates, [and will] expand inclusion of their crucial voices and valuable perspectives as we work together to shape the future of transportation.”
The Waymo Accessibility Network is essentially an extension of Waymo’s work on its eponymous Waymo One ride-hail service, which is currently available in San Francisco and Phoenix via an app on iOS and Android. According to Waymo, the overarching goal of the network is to bring together Waymo One-using members of the disability community [...]
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