Move2CCAM AV Pod for mobility-impaired passengers Use Case
This Use Case was co-created by citizens and organisations of the Move2CCAM project Satellites. Any information on this post is provided for research and informational purposes only and is not to be relied upon as a real-life implementation whatsoever.
Description: Pod vehicles with exceptional boarding features that will be able to transport impaired passengers to the preferred destination. The vehicle includes surveillance characteristics that will ensure a controlled ride for any.
Goal: The AV pod for mobility-impaired passengers service aims to increase and enhance accessibility, safety, and inclusivity in transport. This autonomous transport service, with its distinctive surveillance capabilities, ensures not only a controlled but also a secure ride for every individual onboard, offering them an embodiment of safe, independent mobility. By fostering a system that respects and facilitates unassisted travel for individuals, irrespective of their physical abilities, the service not only amplifies their autonomy in commuting but also fortifies a model of inclusive transit in the societal framework. Furthermore, the scheduled system underpinning the service ensures consistent, reliable, and punctual transportation, providing passengers, particularly those who might be habitually disenfranchised by conventional transport options, a steadfast and dependable mobility solution. Thus, through its endeavors, the service aspires to bring forth a future where technological advancements in transport are inherently synonymous with elevating accessibility, safety, and inclusivity for all segments of the population.
Co-created by: Citizens and organisations in France.
Potential business model
- Revenue stream: The service, owned by a private healthcare service provider company, will primarily create revenue through its transportation service. Offering two payment options; pay-per-use and a monthly subscription. The pay-per-use will combine variables such as duration of ride and travel distance to determine the price of the service.
- Users/customers: All genders users with restricted mobility, 12yo and above, residents of both rural and urban areas.
Photo credit: Toyota e-Palette
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