In the fourth episode of Future Curious, we discuss urban transportation. With emerging technologies like drones set to revolutionise how we work and live in the future, how do we make sure they have a positive impact?
"Transport hasn't changed drastically since the invention of the internal combustion engine... we're on the cusp of some real technology change."Mark Westwood, Transport Systems Catapult
What will the future cities of 2040 really look like? Electric drive technology, autonomy and AI could fundamentally change the way we work and live. With drone technology advancing rapidly, cities now have a unique opportunity to shape this disruptive new mode of transport - to maximise the economic and social benefits it could bring, whilst ensuring safety.
Joining Nesta's Nigel Campbell to discuss this are
We also hear from Gareth Sumner, Foresight Manager in Transport for London's Innovation Directorate advising on how autonomous vehicles, drones and AI could change the way we move around London.
Read our report from a unique collaborative research programmeFlying High: The future of drone technology in UK cities
Future Curious is a Chalk & Blade production. Produced by Ruth Barnes, Laura Sheeter and Lily Ames. Original music by Ged Flood.