WAN Awards 2015


Previous Next

Foresight Report, London, United Kingdom

Friday 27 Jan 2006

Back to the future

Foresight Report by WAN Editorial in London, United Kingdom
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment

‘Orwellian’ control for traffic 

A UK ‘think tank’ has produced a radical report on the future of transport in the next 50 years. UK Transport minister Stephen Ladyman said, “We can either stumble into the future and hope it just turns out right or we can try to shape it.” The report, by the Foresight Programme envisages the use of technology to provide driverless transport within an ‘all seeing all knowing transport network’. Vehicles will have devices called Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags which transmit information when they pass a reader. The principle being that knowing where the other vehicles are, will enable the transport network to optimise flow and reduce congestion.

Key Facts

Status concept
Value 0(m€)
Were you involved in this scheme?
WAN Editorial

More projects by this architect

House of The Year

Tech Spot #23: Combating climate change in our cities

The Peckham Coal Line

Birmingham New Street station

Hilton Garden Inn, Old Trafford Cricket Ground

More Projects

Latest Jobs in London

Head of Marketing & Communications

New Awards - Interior Practice

Click here to view the NEWS IN PICTURES tablet site