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Florida Poly plans driverless-car test track

2017-11-15T14:19:36+00:00

By: Ken Suarez, FOX 13 News AUBURNDALE (FOX 13) - Cutting-edge research on driverless cars is going to be conducted in Polk County. Monday, Florida’s Turnpike and Florida Polytechnic University broke ground on SunTrax, a new 400-acre research park in Auburndale, just off Braddock Road. At the ceremony, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam referred to driverless

Florida Poly plans driverless-car test track 2017-11-15T14:19:36+00:00

SunTrax Officially Breaks Ground

2017-11-14T17:29:13+00:00

By John Chambliss AUBURNDALE — When you think of autonomous cars, the city of Auburndale doesn’t come to mind. All of that is expected to change in the coming years. Officials from Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, along with state and local officials, on Monday dedicated SunTrax, a $42 million, 475-acre autonomous vehicle testing site on Braddock Road

SunTrax Officially Breaks Ground 2017-11-14T17:29:13+00:00

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has retained Bergeron Land Development to construct the SunTrax

2017-11-15T14:15:16+00:00

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has retained Bergeron Land Development to construct the SunTrax Test Facility in Polk County, Florida. The facility will be constructed on a 400-acre site centrally located between Tampa and Orlando within the city of Auburndale and adjacent to the Polk Parkway, just north of Braddock Road. SunTrax, a state-of-the-art

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has retained Bergeron Land Development to construct the SunTrax 2017-11-15T14:15:16+00:00

Groundbreaking Ceremony Launches Construction Suntrax Test Facility

2017-11-15T14:12:44+00:00

by AUVSI NEWS. A groundbreaking ceremony officially launched the construction of SunTrax test facility, which is a long-term partnership between the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise and Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly) that is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando. SunTrax includes a 2.25 mile oval track on a 400-acre site in

Groundbreaking Ceremony Launches Construction Suntrax Test Facility 2017-11-15T14:12:44+00:00

Here’s what the SunTrax test track for self-driving cars will look like

2017-11-15T14:25:22+00:00

By Veronica Brezina New images released today take you behind the wheel of what the new self-driving car test track being built in Polk County will look like. The test track, dubbed SunTrax, is a 2.25-mile oval track on a 400-acre site in Auburndale and will test autonomous vehicles in simulated situations such as rain,

Here’s what the SunTrax test track for self-driving cars will look like 2017-11-15T14:25:22+00:00

Florida facility seeks to boost transportation technology

2017-11-15T14:17:42+00:00

By Lloyd Dunkelberger / The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — State officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday at a transportation facility in Polk County that could make Florida a leader in developing technologies related to tolling and automated driving. The 400-acre SunTrax facility, which is being developed by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise in conjunction

Florida facility seeks to boost transportation technology 2017-11-15T14:17:42+00:00

Construction ahead of schedule at SunTrax Test Facility

2017-10-27T14:35:24+00:00

By Marilyn Meyer, The Ledger LAKELAND — Work is ahead of schedule for a spring 2019 opening of the SunTrax test facility that is under construction north of Auburndale, a Florida Turnpike Enterprise official said Tuesday. Paul Satchfield, program management administrator, addressed the Lakeland Rotary Club at the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, and

Construction ahead of schedule at SunTrax Test Facility 2017-10-27T14:35:24+00:00

Florida set to test high-speed tolls, truck platooning technology

2017-10-27T12:49:05+00:00

The Sunshine State is moving along in the connected vehicle and trucking space with two new pilot projects. The first – known as SunTrax – will test highway speed toll technology, vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications for any vehicle that travels the Florida Turnpike. The second project will explore driver-assistive truck platooning (DATP) technology

Florida set to test high-speed tolls, truck platooning technology 2017-10-27T12:49:05+00:00

Intersection: Turning A Pasture Into A Test Track

2017-10-27T12:49:34+00:00

The Florida Department of Transportation is building a test track in a pasture in Polk County. The track is roughly the size of the Daytona International Speedway, and while the vehicles won’t quite get up to Dale Earnhardt Jr. speeds on the two and a quarter mile track, they’ll still be able to hit speeds

Intersection: Turning A Pasture Into A Test Track 2017-10-27T12:49:34+00:00