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Expect the unexpected Expect the unexpected

This report explores some of the unintended consequences of the design and introduction of connected and autonomous vehicles.

Expect the unexpected  

 

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  

 

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  

 

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  

 

Automotive Cyber Security Automotive Cyber Security

An IET/KTN Thought Leadership Review of risk perspectives for connected vehicles.

Automotive Cyber Security  

 

Autonomous Vehicles Autonomous Vehicles

A thought leadership review of how the UK can achieve a fully autonomous future.

Autonomous Vehicles  

 

Autonomous Vehicles: a road transport perspective Autonomous Vehicles: a road transport perspective

A IET insight on autonomous vehicles from a road transport perspective.

Autonomous Vehicles: a road transport perspective  

 

The RSS Sir David Attenborough - a case study The RSS Sir David Attenborough

A IET case study on the new British Antarctic Survey vessel the RSS Sir David Attenborough..

The RSS Sir David Attenborough - a case study  

 

California High-Speed Rail California High-Speed Rail

A IET case study on the development of the California high speed rail network..

California High-Speed Rail  

 

Big Data in Transport Big Data in Transport

This Insight explores big data management, best practice and considers the challenges and developments ahead for those responsible for big data in a transport environment.

Big Data in Transport  

 

A Systems Engineering Approach to Delivering High Speed 2 A Systems Engineering Approach to Delivering High Speed 2

The cost and business benefits of a project such as HS2 are clearly influenced by how well it is designed, built and delivers what is expected.

A Systems Engineering Approach to Delivering High Speed 2  

 

HS2: vision into reality HS2: Vision into Reality

This IET Transport Sector Case Study is based on the key themes and presentations tabled at an inaugural event promoting technical engineering aspects of HS2.

HS2: vision into reality  

 

The future rollout of Low Carbon Vehicles in the UK The future roll-out of Low Carbon Vehicles in the UK

A IET case study into the future roll-out of low carbon vehicles (LCVs) in the UK.

The future rollout of Low Carbon Vehicles in the UK  

 

Global challenges in maritime security Global challenges in maritime security

A IET case study on the global challenges in maritime security..

Global challenges in maritime security  

 

Paisley Canal ‘Low Cost’ Transformer Paisley Canal ‘Low Cost’ Transformer

A IET case study looking at how Network Rail electrified the service between Glasgow Central and Paisley Canal in the most cost effective way..

Paisley Canal ‘Low Cost’ Transformer  

 

More Electric Engines for More Electric Aircraft More Electric Engines for More Electric Aircraft

A IET case study looking at how the Rolls Royce approach to developing a more electric aircraft engine..

More Electric Engines for More Electric Aircraft  

 

Security and risk in transport systems and infrastructure Security and Risk in Transport Systems and Infrastructure

A IET case study on security and risk within transport systems and infrastructure.

Security and Risk in Transport Systems and Infrastructure  

 

Intelligent City Transport Hubs: Characteristics for success Intelligent City Transport Hubs: Characteristics for success

A IET case study on how new cities can provide innovation opportunities for sustainable energy, transport and built environment.

Intelligent City Transport Hubs - Characteristics for success  

 

Unmanned Aircraft A Future without Pilots? Unmanned Aircraft - A Future without Pilots?

A IET case study on unmanned aircraft (UAVs) detailing their with their benefits but also the considerable technical, ethical and legal issues that surround their usage.

Unmanned Aircraft - A Future without Pilots?