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Tag Archives: digitalisation
Study of infrastructure support and classification for automated driving on Finnish motorways
Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency set a project to assess the feasibility of Finnish motorway section between Helsinki and Tampere on E12 highway for operation of SAE Level 3-4 automated vehicles, to propose a framework for service level classification for them and to prepare a proposal for...
Posted in Infrastructure, Intelligent Transport Systems, Traffic and Traffic Control Tagged automated driving, digitalisation, infrastructure, self-driving vehicles Comments Off on Study of infrastructure support and classification for automated driving on Finnish motorways
The future: Three trends dominate VTI’s research
In the next few decades, much of VTI’s research will revolve around three major trends in the technological development of the transport system: electrification, automation and digitalisation. “All three areas are very important, but electrification is the most crucial thing. It’s the key...
Posted in Energy and Fuel, Traffic and Traffic Control, Vehicles Tagged automation, digitalisation, electric aviation, electric vehicles, electrification, future, megatrends Comments Off on The future: Three trends dominate VTI’s research
Together we shape a more sustainable future of freight transport in Europe
In 2021, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has started to lead a new project to tackle the future challenges in the freight and logistics area. Funded under European Union’s Horizon 2020 program, Smart freight TranspOrt and logistics Research Methodologies – STORM project aims at...
Posted in Freight Transport Tagged best practices, big data, digitalisation, freight transport, logistics Comments Off on Together we shape a more sustainable future of freight transport in Europe
How will social trends impact transport?
A new report focuses on identifying trends that can cause radical change in the relationship between the transport system and society. This report has been written as part of the preliminary work for the Norwegian National Transport Plan 2022 – 2033. Digitalisation and increased awareness of...
Posted in Human Behaviour and Attitudes, Passenger Transport, Policy and Planning Tagged aging, digitalisation, globalisation, innovation, society, trend, urbanisation Comments Off on How will social trends impact transport?
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 is...
Posted in Freight Transport Tagged automation, digitalisation, freight transport, railway Comments Off on Automation is making rail competitive