What developers and planners need to know about autonomous vehicles

Author: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, London

Developers and planners need to start preparing now for the future impacts of autonomous vehicles, Matthew White suggests in his article for Planning Magazine, published on Friday 15 December 2017.  The article takes the form of a Q&A with Matthew answering the following questions:

What support are the government and the private sector providing for driverless car technology?

Is there any evidence that driverless cars will become widespread on UK roads?

What key planning and development issues does the spread of driverless cars raise?

How could the rise of driverless cars impact on local authority planners?

What particular implications does it present to developers?

Should planners prepare for the impact of driverless cars now?

Please click on the link below to read the article from Planning Magazine:

Policy Briefing: What Planners need to know about driverless cars

See also Matthew’s previous blog post on a similar topic here.

And click here to read more about the HSF connected and autonomous vehicles practice.

For more information please contact:

Matthew White
Matthew White
Partner and Head of Planning, London
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