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A Driverless Future… It’s Not Just About the Cars

IBI TH!NK’s first Pocket R&D focuses on explores the potential gains and pains of this emerging driverless vehicle technology.


January 30, 2017

Exploring the Urban Effects of Autonomous Vehicles: A Pocket R&D Beta Project
The arrival of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) on our streets appears to be only a question of time. In IBI TH!NK’s first Pocket R&D project, Alex Mereu from IBI Group’s transportation planning group in Toronto, explores the potential gains and pains of this emerging technology, and offers recommendations for cities to leverage the opportunities this technology presents. Read the full report here.

We have produced an accompanying video, which you can view below and is live on IBI Group’s Youtube channel.

For further insight and discussion around the urban effects of autonomous vehicles, please visit the TH!NK by IBI blog.

About TH!NK
THiNK is IBI Group’s in-house research and development group. Unlike traditional R&D units however, TH!NK works as a decentralized knowledge network that leverages the intellectual capital of IBI employees across disciplines and geographies. TH!NK’s role is to connect people, enable innovation and share knowledge through initiatives, platforms and partnerships – both internally and externally. This includes TH!NK’s Pocket R&D program, a micro-research program conducted by our staff.

About IBI Group
IBI Group (TSX:IBG) is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,500 professionals around the world. For more than 40 years, its dedicated professionals have helped clients create livable, sustainable, and advanced urban environments. IBI Group believes that cities must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and a human touch.

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