Dubai begins preparations for driverless vehicles

By DG Staff

DUBAI 30 September 2019: The Dubai Future Council for Transportation has met to discuss trends of transportation infrastructure and measures ought to be embraced by cities as part of their efforts for addressing future transportation needs.

It also examined the practices of some cities, such as Oslo, and their expectations of the future of self-driving transport.

The council also reviewed the portfolio of projects discussed in the first meeting namely:

  • Driverless vehicles
  • Autonomous technology
  • Smart systems
  • New models for encouraging public and shared transport
  • Sustainable transit means
  • Global transportation trends, and
  • Future transportation projects Dubai is considering

Discussions also covered opportunities and threats of transportation, priorities of building Dubai future transportation, and preparations for the final meeting of the Council this year.

Dubai Future Council of Transportation is one of 13 councils forming Dubai Future Councils overseen by Dubai Future Foundation.