A recent audit of the landscape in Australia with technology transport trials suggest two key learnings.
Firstly, the public are generally not aware of the different technologies available nor the productivity or efficiencies gain.
Secondly, they are sceptical of the security, reliability and trustworthiness of the technology.
The concept of smart mobility is already within our grasp.
The next step is to have a holistic approach to mobility – shared responsibility by the government, suppliers and the people. Service-related investments and their establishment needs to be considered just as policies and regulatory standards (if any) for services to operate within the jurisdiction.
The traditional thinking of building, operating and managing transportation needs to change. Transportation system needs to be a holistic system and not separate systems, especially Public Transport.
Watch ARRB's Chief Technology Leader Dickson Leow discuss platooning and the ADVI Thought Starter below.