expands its self-driving cars pilot to Arlington, Texas with federal and city funding

Hot on the heels of deployment in Frisco, Texas, today announced that it’ll begin piloting a fleet of self-driving cars in Arlington, Texas, later this year. On Tuesday evening, the City of Arlington signed a one-year contract with the autonomous tech startup.

“ looks forward to the opportunity to bring our innovative self-driving technology to the City of Arlington. This forward-thinking, bustling city has unique transportation needs, and we plan to provide a last-mile transit solution within a vibrant entertainment district,” Conway Chen, vice president of business strategy at, said in a statement. “Together with the city, we aim to reshape the way people experience transportation in Arlington, Texas.”

Service will kick off on October 19.