Improving the quality of city life: cleaner, greener transport | Kim Thomas

Improving the quality of city life: cleaner, greener transport | Kim Thomas

Innovations such as Greenwich’s driverless vehicles will play a key part in building a green, effective transport system

Visitors to north Greenwich in April might have been puzzled to see a little green and white pod – with passengers, but no driver – making its way down the Thames path. The pod, which runs on electricity, was designed to test the public response to the idea of driverless vehicles. If successful, the vehicles could be used in shuttle services providing a simple last mile connection between a transport hub and a hotel or shopping centre.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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