by Alex Bowden March 28 2019
Self driving cars could increase congestion and reduce the numbers of people walking and cycling says Depart for Transport report
Self-driving vehicles could exacerbate congestion and result in fewer people walking and cycling, according to a new report from the Department for Transport (DfT)
(link is external)
Published earlier this month, ‘Future of mobility: urban strategy’ outlines the government’s approach to transport innovation in cities and towns and sets out the principles that will guide its response to emerging transport technology.
reports that analysis suggests motor traffic could grow by 55 per cent between 2015 and 2050 if ride sharing fails to take off and vehicle occupancy levels drop from an average of 1.5 to 1.3.