Gainesville Autobus coming this fall and UFTI wants to know what you think

The University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) is conducting a survey about the “Gainesville Autobus” (a self-driving RTS vehicle) that is scheduled to deploy in August. The survey presents you with an opportunity to share your perceptions about interacting with the Gainesville Autobus with respect to comfort, safety and decision-making.

Your participation will help the UFTI learn about community members’ perceptions of the autobus. Complete the survey online by visiting

The project has been approved by the University of Florida’s Institutional Review Board (Project # 201801500). The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete, and all survey responses will be anonymous and confidential.

We encourage you to take the time to complete the survey. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Pruthvi Manjunatha ( For questions or concerns about the research participants’ rights, contact the IRB02 office, PO Box 112250, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611; (352) 392-0433. ​

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