Transformational Technologies in Transportation: State of the Activities
TRB's Transportation Research E-Circular 208: Transformational Technologies in Transportation: State of the Activities explores the status and applications of transportation goods, services, and systems that fall under the umbrella of transformational techology. Key transformational technologies include connected and automated vehicles, including shared use services; unmanned aerial systems (drones); Internet of Things (including smart cities); and cybersecurity. In addition, the following technologies that have potential to be transformational technologies include NextGen, 3-D printing, and big data. The report explores the state of each technology development; the key players involved; methods used to demonstrate the technologies to a national audience; methods used to publicize the technologies and convene their proponents and stakeholders; the economic significance of technologies and associated business models; and the possibilities for wider impact through synergies with other key technologies or other adjacent matters.
This Summary Last Modified On: 11/2/2016