A Passion for Safe Streets
At Motional, our passion for safe transportation goes beyond our technology. While autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to eliminate automotive crashes caused by reckless driving, distracted driving, or human error, we know that road safety encompasses so much more.
Safe streets mean pedestrian and cyclist friendly roads, adequate infrastructure, effective use of public spaces, and more. By staying informed and involved with the issues impacting the many facets of urban road safety, we’re committing to creating an overall safer mobility ecosystem that our AVs will contribute to.
We know there’s no one right answer to improving road safety. That’s why we’re taking a multi pronged approach where we’ll use our resources and extensive knowledge in mobility, as well as our passionate team members, to support this important movement.
Raising Road Safety Awareness
Supporting Safety Legislation
Working with Community Groups
In the Community
We're proud to support Motional employees playing an active role in their communities.
Motional sponsored SAFE's Finish the Ride event earlier this year. Finish the Ride was started by Damian Kevitt in the spirit of courage and determination after a devastating hit-and-run accident while cycling.
Motional team members were delighted to spend time with elementary students at a school in East Boston, MA. The students are studying autonomous vehicles in their class, and had the opportunity to interact with Motional's robotaxi, while learning more about the technology and safety.
Motional team members staffing BikePGH, Pittsburgh community events that support bikeable and walkable streets. BikePGH focuses on advocacy, education, and community to make streets and communities into vibrant, healthy places.
To launch Motional for Safe Streets, we've partnered with CicLAvia and Streets are For Everyone (SAFE), two organizations leading the push for more pedestrian and cyclist friendly streets in the greater Los Angeles area.
CicLAvia catalyzes vibrant public spaces, active transportation, and good health through car-free street events.
Motional sponsored a CivSalon, a community dialogue event on Equitable and Safe Streets, and will also be sponsoring an upcoming CicLAvia open street event. More details will be shared closer to the event.
Streets Are For Everyone aims to improve the quality of life for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers alike by reducing traffic fatalities to zero. SAFE addresses the challenges through education, community outreach, policy, and support for those impacted by traffic accidents.
Earlier this year, Motional sponsored SAFE's Finish the Ride event in Griffith Park, L.A.. Motional will also be working with SAFE to support safe street legislation.