Autonomous shuttles in Contra Costa County

Rossmoor

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The Future Has Arrived At Rossmoor!

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has partnered with autonomous mobility solution company Beep, Inc. for PRESTO Rossmoor in Walnut Creek. Set to launch in summer 2024, this autonomous shuttle pilot program will provide a safe, easy, and innovative way for Rossmoor residents to travel within the over-55 community.

Presto Rossmoor Route

PRESTO shuttles will travel a set route along Tice Creek Drive, connecting the Gateway Club House and the Tice Creek Fitness Club.
Shuttles will run Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, with trained attendants on board to accompany riders on every trip.

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Rossmoor FAQs

Rossmoor’s sense of community and the potential benefits of this initiative make it the ideal location for a PRESTO pilot.

Active participation and feedback from Rossmoor residents will be instrumental in shaping the success and future of this initiative, helping CCTA enhance the service for everyone in Contra Costa County.

Any resident or guests visiting Rossmoor can use the PRESTO shuttle during the pilot project. Riders aged 16 and under must be accompanied by a Rossmoor resident.

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are being safely deployed throughout the U.S. and beyond. PRESTO shuttles do not have drivers, pedals, or a steering wheel but will have an on-board attendant to monitor safety. The attendants can also answer rider questions about the shuttle. The remote Beep Command Center will ensure safe operation of the vehicle at all times.

Nothing! The PRESTO shuttle is free to ride.

PRESTO shuttles travel at a maximum speed of 15 miles per hour and rides are limited to six people. To board a PRESTO shuttle, wait for it to stop fully, and the doors will automatically open. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!

PRESTO relies on sensitive technology that can be impacted by weather conditions like rain, hail, or strong winds. To ensure passenger safety, service may be temporarily suspended during these events.

Service is not provided on the following Holidays:
Jan. 1, 2024 – New Year’s Day
Jan. 15, 2024 – Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Feb. 19, 2024 – Presidents Day
May 27, 2024 – Memorial Day
June 19, 2024 – Juneteenth
July 4, 2024 – Independence Day
Sept. 2, 2024 – Labor Day
Oct. 14, 2024 – Columbus Day
Nov. 11, 2024 – Veterans Day
Nov. 28, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 29, 2024 – Friday After Thanksgiving
Dec. 25, 2024 – Christmas

Yes. PRESTO shuttles have a ramp attachment that the attendant can set up to allow wheelchair users to board. Once on board, there are safety anchors that allow the wheelchair to be secured to the shuttle floor.

Animals are not allowed on board the shuttle, except for service animals.

No, the autonomous shuttles will stay within the Rossmoor community as they operate on fixed routes and on roadways with a maximum speed limit of 25 mph.

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