The latest on community-focused autonomous shuttles, technology, partners, and rides.


The Key to a Sustainable Future: Electric, Shared, Autonomous Shuttle Rides

Delivering autonomous, electric, and shared rides in localized communities offers the fastest, most convenient, and affordable path to increasing widespread adoption of AV technology and reducing our carbon footprint.

Optimus Ride and Partners Awarded $4.3M by DOE for Large AV Fleet and Research

Optimus Ride, Clemson University, UC Berkeley, and Argonne National Labs selected for a $4.3 million DOE project to deploy one of the largest autonomous fleets in the US and conduct critical AV research

Introducing Optimus Ride’s Advisory Board

Bringing together a powerhouse team of mobility, public transit, and real estate development leaders.

Optimus Ride is One of the First 100 to Join The Climate Pledge

In celebration of Earth Week, we are thrilled to announce Optimus Ride is one of the first 100 signatories to join The Climate Pledge and commit to net-zero carbon by 2040 or sooner.

Optimus Ride and Polaris Announce Partnership to Bring Custom Designed, Fully Autonomous GEM Electric Vehicles to Market

Partnership aims to accelerate the future of urban mobility within commercial and microtransit markets.

Optimus Ride Launches Electric Mobility Service in DC at Brookfield Properties’ The Yards

On-demand vehicle scheduling experience to connect tenants and residents to Capitol Hill and Barrack’s Row.

Optimus Ride Announces Sean Harrington As New CEO

Startup veteran joins Optimus Ride as it scales up its autonomous vehicle technology system.

The Yards to Deliver 5,000 Free Meals Prepared by Bluejacket with Optimus Ride Autonomous Vehicles to DC Families In Need

The Yards and Optimus Ride Launch Food Delivery Service by Delivering “One Week” Meal Boxes Containing 3 Meals Per Day at 2,000 Calories.

Self-Driving Vehicle Systems in a Post COVID-19 World

After COVID-19, it becomes even more of an imperative to reach the driverless milestone.

Brookfield Breaks Ground on Halley Rise, a New $1.4 Billion Mixed-Use District in Reston, VA

Optimus Ride Showcases Self-Driving Vehicles At Halley Rise, Providing Office Tenants With Access To Convenient, Efficient Mobility around the Site.

Optimus Ride Launches New York State’s First Commercial Self-Driving Vehicle System at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Innovative, public-private partnership enables multi-modal transportation and streamlines the commute for thousands.

Optimus Ride Announces Strategic Partnership with Brookfield Properties

Optimus Ride will deploy its self-driving vehicle system with a new program at Brookfield’s Halley Rise this summer, providing users with access to convenient, efficient self-driving mobility.