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Autonomous vehicles are rapidly becoming a reality on European roads and can range from self-driving vehicles to those that provide early hazard warning and avoidance. The deployment of autonomous vehicles will lead to changes to policy, the legal framework – and a shift in public perception. 

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Sep 2019

IT-TRANS 2020

IT-TRANS is one of the leading intelligent urban transport systems conferences where the sector meet to exhange, discuss and invent digital solutions. Experts from around the globe will address key issues such as artifical intelligence and internet of things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, on-demand and shared mobility, data ownership and mobility as a service (MaaS).

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Sep 2019

6th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) 2020

The purpose of the 6th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems (VEHITS) is to bring together engineers, researchers and practitioners interested in the advances and applications in the field of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems.

By renskemartijnse / Updated: 05 Sep 2019

Pre-Commercial Procurement of autonomous public transport to answer Helsinki's mobility needs

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Helsinki leads the largest ongoing European Pre-Commercial Procurement project in the field of urban mobility.

Six procuring authorities from around Europe provide funding to a dozen companies to develop solutions for smart systems that can operate fleets of automated shuttle buses as part of regular public transportation. The €8 million Horizon2020 project is coordinated by Forum Virium Helsinki, the non-profit innovation company of the city.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

The world’s first dynamic ‘bridge’ made of autonomous boats

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Could a fleet of autonomous boats bridge the waterway between Marineterrein Amsterdam and the Amsterdam City Center? Researchers at MIT, in collaboration with the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute), have developed the concept of roundAround, the world’s first ‘bridge’ made of autonomous boats, or “Roboats”. It could offer a dynamic infrastructure solution to connect the two areas, seamlessly transporting hundreds of people per hour across the water.

By renskemartijnse / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

Cyber security and threat mitigation in relation to autonomous urban mobility

The H2020 FABULOS project has set up an Academy which produces a series of webinars on robot bus topics.

The aim of the project is to introduce basic concepts, specific terminology and technologies commonly encountered in the field of automated shared mobility to a target group mainly comprised of procurement authorities (PTO's, cities, regions).

By Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 23 Aug 2019

Shared Mobility Rocks

International Shared Mobility Symposium

Free of charge

Shared mobility on main stage! Because where does shared mobility come into its own better than on stage? The international event SHARED MOBILITY ROCKS immerses the audience in a full program of keynotes, panel discussions and jam sessions, glued together seamlessly with solid rock songs.

October 8th is 100% shared mobility. Because shared mobility becomes the sound of the coming years, and of the future, and is ready to pound the doors of our mobility.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 03 Sep 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

The Smart City Summit and Urban Mobility Expo

The Smart City Summit and Urban Mobility Expo will bring together leading companies and delegates from across the UK along with global partners to present the most forward-thinking innovations that are transforming the way we live.

With the rollout of 5G, the Smart City of the future becomes a realistic vision. Stakeholders will come together over a packed two-day conference program to discuss the future of seamless connectivity, and how it will improve lives and cities.

Speakers include representatives from the following organisations:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

MOVE 2020

MOVE brings together disruptors and their technologies with stakeholders across all modes and disciplines, to create insights and promote collaboration. MOVE is multi-disciplinary, connecting start-ups with investors and corporate partners. In 2019, over 200 start-ups presented, pitched and found partners.

MOVE is where mobility is re-imagined. It aims to provide solutions to the following global mobility challenges:

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 12 Aug 2019