Smart city infrastructure for self-driving mobility
By 2040, according to IHSMarkit forecasts, 33 million autonomous vehicles will “flood” the roads of our planet.
In August this year, 6 Optimus Ride autonomous six-seat shuttles were launched in New York. Last year, in Boston, a company called nuTonomy began testing its autonomous vehicles around the city. Kroger, a nationwide grocery chain, has launched a self-service grocery delivery service in Arizona with its pilot. In Phoenix, Google is testing its own Waymo autonomous taxi service and plans to launch it as a full-fledged business this year. In Moscow in June of this year, Yandex launched the first five drones, and in August another 20 autonomous vehicles appeared on the roads of the capital.
- Are cities ready for the transport of the future? Highways, railway lines, roads for land transport or bridges that are being designed now will inevitably come out in 20 years and, in an ideal picture of the world, they should already take into account the requirements of autonomous transport today.
- How can cities ensure a smooth transition to the future?
- What should the IT infrastructure for autonomous transport look like now and in the future?
- Will we achieve the symbiosis of autonomous vehicles and smart cities?