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Accessible Olli Shuttle

This is a Accessible Olli Shuttle. It was designed by Local Motors and collaborator: International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and CTA Foundation. It is dated 2018. It is a part of the department.

Accessible Olli is an electric autonomous shuttle bus accessible to people with physical and cognitive disabilities. With a retractable wheelchair ramp, software that can process sign language, and displays that offer simplified information and reminders for individuals with memory loss, the shuttle offers new independence in movement for the 15% of the U.S. population living with a disability.

Vehicle Section
Original design by Edgar Sarmiento3D-printed carbon fiber acrylonitrile butadiene styrene blend, vinyl

Each Olli vehicle is 3D-printed, allowing Local Motors to adjust digitally the design of an Olli file to suit the needs of individual clients.

Accessible Features
Digital print

It is credited Courtesy of Local Motors by LMI.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.

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