Urban Transport Group welcomes Government’s future of mobility strategy

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The Urban Transport Group has today responded to the Government’s Future of mobility: urban strategy.

The strategy outlines the Government’s approach to maximising the benefits from transport innovation in cities and towns, and sets out the principles that will guide its response to emerging transport technologies and business models.

Vernon Everitt, Managing Director of Customers, Communication and Technology for Transport for London, and who leads on Smart Futures for the Urban Transport Group, said:

“The Urban Transport Group welcomes the Government’s strategy on the future of mobility in urban areas to focus our collective efforts on harnessing new technologies to improve connectivity and make transport safer, easier to use and more affordable and sustainable. We look forward to continuing our work with colleagues across the country and with Government to ensure emerging technologies, supported by visible and available staff, deliver effective transport services for everyone.”

The strategy can be downloaded here