Up to this point, the development of the future mobility and transport market has been dominated by multiple distinct verticals (e.g. Autonomous Systems, Smart Ticketing, Data Management Systems etc.) focused on the development of technology and its applications within the vertical.
As progress is made, the focus needs to move to the strategies, business models and partnerships that will enable ideas to become practical solutions. It is widely recognised that this will require significant engagement between policy makers/advisers and key private sector companies, as well as stronger collaboration and knowledge transfer between industry verticals.
Smart Transport is a membership network, quarterly journal and conference for transport policy makers/advisers and the senior management of key private sector companies that allows the sharing and debating of information, opinion and analysis in an independent environment.
The membership meets quarterly as an ‘editorial board’ to discuss the topics most affecting members. It is chaired by an independent chairman (Stephen Joseph) who will ensure that the debate focuses on identifying the shared challenges facing members and the potential solutions that may overcome them.
Smart Transport has two objectives:
In achieving these objectives Smart Transport hopes to deliver a number of benefits: