Event: The 7th AVENUE General Meeting

On the 19th and the 26th of May 2021, the AVENUE consortium held the 7th General Meeting of the project on the Zoom video conferencing platform. This meeting was attended by all AVENUE consortium partners and includes the new partners representing the 2 new replicator sites “Sion” and “Esch-sur-Alesch” as well as the AVENUE advisory board.

The meeting covered the following topics:

  • Ongoing activities on the demonstrator sites with on-demand services
  • Integration the replicator sites (Sion and Esch-sur-Alesch)
  • Deployment and testing of the innovative in-and out of vehicle services
  • Data collection, legal issues, barriers, etc
  • Collection of the recommendations
  • Development the business plan considerations
  • Dissemination plans, activities and results

Video: Deployment of FARECO’s V2I communication at Parc OL line N1 operated by Keolis

In the framework of H2020 AVENUE and other mobility projects in Lyon, a permanent installation of V2I communication was conducted by FERACO and was fully integrated into the urban transport network of Greater Lyon. This installation will be managed by the operator Kéolis, partner in this installation, and is the first of its kind in France.

A subsidiary of the FAYAT group, the leading independent French construction group, FARECO is one of the key players in new mobility with products at the cutting edge of innovation.

In this video, including more than half of the shots made with a drone and largely enriched with motion design, FARECO presents the NEXO Roadside Unit, which provides V2I communication to enhance the last-mile service on the Lyon Décines site.

NEXO presides over the movements of an autonomous shuttle, on open lanes where several thousand vehicles circulate daily.

TV: RTS – Interview with Philippe Varone, President of Sion

On the 12th of May 2021, an interview with Mr Philippe Varone, the President of Sion, was broadcasted by the Swiss RTS TV channel. Mr Varone discussed joining of the Sion Replicator site to the AVENUE project and the future collaboration plans in this project