The self-driving bus line connecting the Kadriorg Tram stop to the Kumu Art Museum is now open to the public and first passengers have already travelled on the driverless vehicle.
The route connects the Kadriorg tram stop to Kumu Art Museum
and follows Weizenbergi Street to Kumu, then Mäekalda, Koidula
and Poska Streets back to Weizenbergi Street. Bus stops are
located in front of the Katharinenthal Café, next to the
Kadriorg Art Museum, on the corner of Weizenbergi and Mäekalda
Streets and at the Children’s Museum at Miiamilla.
The bus will carry passengers between 10 am and 1 pm and 2 pm
and 4 pm from Tuesdays to Sundays. On Thursdays, when Kumu is
open until 8 pm and on weekends, there will be an evening
shift, the final schedule of which will be arranged according
The bus is part of the Sohjoa Baltic project which researches,
promotes and pilots automated driverless electric minibuses as
part of the public transport chain, especially for the
first/last mile connectivity. In Estonia the project is run by
Tallinn Transport Department in cooperation with Tallinn
University of Technology (Taltech).
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