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Waymo Begins Autonomous Taxi Service In Phoenix

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According to Gizmodo, Waymo is now offering rides to the public in self-driving shuttles. Known as Waymo One, the autonomous taxi service is slowly starting to roll-out, but the company is proceeding carefully. For now, Waymo One will only serve the Phoenix-area in Arizona, by allowing hundreds of residents to use the shuttles in an early rider program. People who participated with the service during testing have been given access to a phone app that works like a ride-sharing service. Users simply log-on to the app and request a ride from a Waymo minivan. But the vans are not entirely autonomous right now, because a Waymo employee will be seated behind the wheel to supervise the vehicle.

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