Antoine Vergne’s interview on Civicus

“CIVICUS speaks to Antoine Vergne, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Missions Publiques, an impact-driven organisation that seeks to improve policy-making at the local, national and global levels by bringing the voices of citizens into policy discussion and negotiations. Missions Publiques is guided by the conviction that collective intelligence will emerge…

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CSP&O and its partners design the US Driverless vehicles debates

In mid-April, the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes and its local partners, the Museum of Science in Boston, the Center for Smart Cities and Regions at Arizona State University, and the University of Maryland, convened meetings to design the local sessions for the US debates. At these meetings, they…

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Citizen’s debate on driverless vehicles in Aachen

As part of the international consortium of the citizen’s debate on driverless mobility, the City of Aachen joined up with RWTH Aachen University to invite 2000 people to the register for the debate on April 6th, 2019. 180 people applied and 100 of them were eventually invited to participate. “We…

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A first Citizens’ Debate on Autonomous Mobility in Aachen, Germany

On April 6th, 2019, the first Citizens’ Debate on Autonomous Mobility in Germany took place in Aachen. This was the opening event of a series of debates to take place in Germany over the coming months. Together with our local partners from the City of Aachen administration and the RWTH…

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Automated Mobility discussed all over Austria

On Saturday April 6th, 2019, automated mobility was the topic of a citizen’s dialogue in five Austrian cities. Almost 170 people attended the events in Vienna, Linz, Graz, Pörtschach and Salzburg to discuss the potential of this new technology. Automated mobility is an exciting but sometimes frightening topic. The potential…

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Every opinion counts – The Austrian approach to automated mobility

Automated mobility is a complex topic and it is not only about technology and legal frameworks. It is about trust, trust to surrender control. “The vital trust in new solutions can only be created through a common understanding and open discussions,” explains Martin Russ, Managing Director at AustriaTech. “We need…

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Background: The transition towards automated and connected driving in Germany

The importance for the automotive industry Automated and connected driving is an area of technology of paramount importance for Germany, as it is fundamental for the future of the domestic automotive industry. With around 820,000 employees, this is one of the country’s biggest industries and is still regarded as the…

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Why Keolis is supporting the citizens debate on driverless mobility

As urban growth accelerates and mobility needs increase, the challenge in the coming years will be to develop new mobility solutions that are shared, sustainable, driverless and adapted to passenger expectations (in terms of services). As the world leader in shared and driverless mobility, Keolis puts these new mobility challenges…

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