Determining Pickup and Destination Locations for Autonomous Vehicles

  • US 20160370194A1
  • Filed: 06/22/2015
  • Published: 12/22/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/22/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system comprising:

  • memory storing detailed map information identifying a plurality of predetermined locations where a vehicle is able to pick up or drop off passengers; and

    one or more server computers each having one or more processors, the one or more server computers being configured to;

    receive a request from a client computing device, the request identifying a first location;

    select a set of one or more suggested locations bycomparing the plurality of predetermined locations to the first location;

    determining whether the first location corresponds to a predetermined location of the plurality of predetermined locations; and

    when the first location corresponds to the predetermined location of the plurality of predetermined locations, including the predetermined location in the set; and

    provide the set of one or more suggested locations to the client computing device.

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