Autonomous and connected vehicles

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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. 

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 18 Nov 2021

How can technology support public transport?

Digital innovations are improving people’s lives and opening opportunities for public transport, including increased efficiency, lowering costs and easier accessibility. But how exactly can we use technology to create a smart and sustainable transport network, even in remote and rural areas? This webinar, which is taking place on 23 November 2021 at 14:00-15:30 CET, presents three solutions to help achieve this.
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 18 Nov 2021

Autonomous Vehicles as part of a Public Transport System

Autonomous vehicles could lead to healthier, safer and greener cities – but only if they are integrated into an effective public transport network. At this webinar, which is taking place on 22 November 2021 at 14:00-15:30 CET, you will hear from EU-funded projects PAV, Dynaxibility and Ride2Autonomy as they present some of the elements and strategies.
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 25 Oct 2021
By Peter Staelens / Updated: 18 Oct 2021
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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 17 Jun 2021

SmartBus in Aalborg: automated vehicle for social cohesion and inclusion

SmartBus, a project being pioneered in the Aalborg Municipality in Denmark, is testing automated buses in an effort to connect urban and peri-urban districts. The initiative, which is the first (free to use) driverless bus in the Astrupsti area in Aalborg East and the first autonomous vehicle in mixed traffic in Denmark, aims to provide local residents with access to new mobility options, while meeting long-term sustainability goals. 

By dana.agrotti / Updated: 07 Jun 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 15 Jun 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 17 May 2021