Beep Launches Shuttle at Honolulu Airport

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Beep, Inc. has joined forces with Sustainability Partners and the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) to deploy an autonomous shuttle service at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu. This 18-month pilot program marks a significant advancement in airport mobility solutions.

Key Highlights

  • Partnership and Trust: Beep’s collaboration with Sustainability Partners and HDOT introduces the Miki shuttle pilot service. “Through our partnership with Sustainability Partners, we’re honored that HDOT and HNL have placed their trust in our experience, leadership and differentiated approach of safe and integrated autonomous mobility with the launch of the Miki shuttle pilot service,” stated Joe Moye, CEO of Beep.
  • Innovative Mobility: The pilot features four electric, autonomous shuttles that accommodate up to 11 passengers along with a shuttle attendant, bolstering first and last-mile transport at the airport.
  • Service Schedule: Shuttles operate daily from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., including holidays and weekends, enhancing the accessibility and efficiency of airport transit.
  • Route Coverage: Passengers can travel between the airport’s C and G Gates, with multiple stops designed to ease the journey and reduce waiting times.

Operational Efficiency and Sustainability

The Miki shuttles serve as a modern solution to traditional transport challenges, offering a seamless travel experience while addressing larger sustainability goals. “We are pleased to work with Beep to implement an innovative new approach to passenger mobility that brings autonomous transportation technology to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport,” shared Hawai’i Department of Transportation Director Ed Sniffen.

Supporting Infrastructure

Sustainability Partners plays a crucial role in the execution of this initiative, assisting Hawai’i in acquiring electric vehicles and charging infrastructure on a cost-effective, per-mile basis. “The leadership displayed by the Hawai’i Department of Transportation and Beep in launching the Miki shuttles for airport passengers strongly reflects their commitment to innovation and more environmentally sustainable transportation,” remarked Thomas Cain, CEO of Sustainability Partners.

About Beep

Beep is at the forefront of developing autonomous, shared mobility solutions. Its operations not only foster reduced congestion and carbon emissions but also promote safety and mobility across various sectors. For further information, please visit

This collaboration at Honolulu’s airport could set a precedent for integrating autonomous shuttle services in transportation networks across the globe, significantly enhancing passenger convenience and operational sustainability.

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