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Automated Vehicles - cross modal learning in autonomy Automated Vehicles - cross modal learning in autonomy

This IET report highlights the benefits and potential of autonomous vehicles and uses evidence from four modes of autonomy, road, rail, sea and air, to show the value of sharing best practice.

Automated Vehicles - cross modal learning in autonomy  

 

Meeting the needs of older and disabled travellers Meeting the needs of older and disabled travellers

Following research carried out at Newcastle University, The IET and ITS UK have produced a joint report on the huge potential technology has in helping the elderly and disabled use transport.

Meeting the needs of older and disabled travellers  

 

Local authority guide to emerging transport technology Local authority guide to emerging transport technology

A practical guide to assist local authorities in planning, specifying and procuring future transport systems.

Local Authority Guide to Emerging Transport Technology 2017-18

 

Can we really do more at less cost with the UK road network? Can we really do more at less cost with the UK road network?

This factfile examines what can be done at less cost with the UK road network to achieve transport policy objectives such as reducing congestion, accidents and emissions

Can we really do more at less cost with the UK road network?  

 

The lifestyle implications of electric vehicle adoption Lifestyle implications of electric vehicle adoption

This briefing sets some of the key issues surrounding the electric vehicles (EVs) debate and puts them in context.

The lifestyle implications of electric vehicle adoption  

 

Rebound: unintended consequences of transport policy Rebound: unintended consequences of transport policy

This factfile examines the issues behind transport policy and technology and their unintended consequences on various aspects of the transport system as a whole.

Rebound: unintended consequences of transport policy and technology  

 

Road user charging Road user charging

This factfile provides an overview of road user charging, which describes any process that associates a cost with using a length of road, such as tolling and congestion charging.

Road user charging