The aim of the LEVITATE project is to develop a new impact assessment framework to enable policymakers to manage the introduction of connected and automated transport systems, maximise the benefits and utilise the technologies to achieve long-term visions and goals. An essential part of this work seeks to forecast societal level impacts of connected and automated transport systems (CATS). These include impacts on safety, environment, economy and society.
Transport emissions in the EU’s Member States keep rising. If
the EU is serious about achieving the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C objective,
European transport policies must radically change. The report, published today
by the Unify partners, assesses transport policies of the EU.