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Impacts of connected and automated driving on national road authorities’ policy targets

The main purpose of this article is to summarize state of the art on the impacts of connected and automated driving (CAD) on travel demand, travel behavior, traffic flow, safety and energy (reported in MANTRA deliverable D3.1). The review is based on ongoing and recently completed EU and national...

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ADAS&ME is tackling the interaction between people and technology

ADAS&ME
ADAS&ME is a major EU project focused on automation, the human condition and  the human environment. The budget is EUR 9.6 million and VTI is the coordinator. ADAS stands for Advanced Driver Assistance System. ADAS&ME in turn is an acronym for “Adaptive ADAS to support...

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Automation is making rail competitive

Road transport is developing rapidly and its productivity has increased sharply. Rail transport, however, has not developed at the same rate. Automation and digitalisation are essential if rail freight in Europe is to survive. When a freight train is put together, the coupling of the wagons...

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Preparing for automated vehicles

Automation of traffic systems will lead to major changes. The European Union’s (EU) CoEXist research project began in June 2017 with the aim of preparing cities and road operators for the introduction of self-driving vehicles. The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) is...

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