Outputs

Discussion Paper

A.R.T YOU READY? – Towards a society on which autononmous vehicles are deployed sustainably

The aim of this discussion paper, an initiative of Autodelen.net, Mpact and the city of Mechelen, is to identify how automated and autonomous
road transport will develop in Flanders and the potential impact it may have on our society. The initiators are striving towards a society in which future autonomous vehicles can be deployed sustainably. In a manner that all population groups, including those who do not own a private vehicle, can experience the benefits of this new technology.

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Situation Analysis

THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT – AUTOMATED VEHICLES AS PART OF THE SOLUTION?

The sitiation analysis gives a comprehensive overview of the current situation in countries of the Interreg North Sea Region regarding automated vehicles in public transport. In addition to the technical maturity and current application possibilities, the analysis also shows opportunities and risks. It will be presented how the topic of driverless public transport is perceived in municipal practive and teh question of which barriers and uncertainities exist here will be examined.

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Literature Study 

COULD AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES HELP CITIES TACKLE TRANSPORT EVILS AND ACCELERATE THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY? A GUIDED TOUR OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE LITERATURE FOR PLANNERS, URBAN INNOVATORS AND DECISION MAKERS

Planners, urban innovators and decisionmakers across the world have begun to ask themselves the question: What might autonomous vehicles entail for cities and citizens? Concurrently, the same cities and professionals are struggling to determineviable paths to more sustainable urban transport? In this report, the Aalborg University tries to summarize the main views and findings in the social science research on autonomous vehiclesand their use in cities.

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