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NEW PHYSICAL SPACES FOR ECOMOBILITY IN THE CITY

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Challenges

This project looks at the space and infrastructures needed if we are to bring self-driving vehicles to our roads.

This new type of vehicle and the new mobility requirements to which it responds mean we need to rethink the physical spaces assigned to mobility, the format of interfaces between vehicles and infrastructures, and the road systems required for shared uses in urban and semi-urban areas.

Research themes

  • Decision-making tools
  • Modelling new transport systems
  • Transport systems using self-driving shuttles
  • Intelligent parking
  • Business models
  • Transport models
  • Transport system simulation
  • Territory interfaces
  • Intelligent roads
  • Multi-modal sites
  • Supervision systems

Project description

This project brings together economists, econometricians, computer scientists, transport modellers, mathematicians, architects, town planners, designers, energy providers, civil engineers, automotive engineers, transport operators, network operators, developers and citizens, to reflect together on fixed or mobile urban hubs for the future.

The project will produce a detailed description of the new mobility solutions based on self-driving vehicles, an assessment of their technical and economic impacts on existing transport systems, and the design and simulation of the infrastructures and sites required to implement them.

Its goal is to produce demonstrators that will provide tangible proof of the economic and technical viability of the solutions put forward, including their energy, environmental and social aspects.

Future prospects

The gradual development of the Satory platform makes the area the ideal place to test the various mobility solutions explored.

From 2018 onwards, the ‘Future Mobility District’ will make it possible to run on-site and full-scale tests of the solutions for town planning, autonomous mobility, intelligent parking and energy chain optimisation, as well as the ‘ParkLab’—a test facility for the development of parking technologies for self-driving vehicles.

Partners involved

Partners involved NEW PHYSICAL SPACES FOR ECOMOBILITY IN THE CITY