That autonomous vehicle will hold about a dozen people and drive along Tigerwalk at the Texas Southern University campus.
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The area is a test zone. It's closed to regular vehicle traffic, but open to walkers and cyclists.
Planned speeds are about eight to 12 miles per hour and a METRO driver will be on board at all times to take over, if necessary.
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