The digital economy offers a framework to develop transport solutions for disabled and older people that support mobility, enabling the maintenance of lifestyle choices and inclusion in new activities.
Initial research within the Inclusive Transport activity will focus on private and public transport for the elderly. Private transport will focus on the private car. We are exploring how to implement a suite of technologies to assist older people to drive safely for longer, maintaining their mobility, independence and social networks. Public transport systems must be physically accessible and easy to use. We will explore the development of a personalized, seamless, multi-modal travel information system to help vulnerable people make safe, affordable journeys using public transport. Read more
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SiDE Driving Lab
SiDE’s Transport team now have a complete driving lab in order to monitor driver behaviour and enable older drivers to remain on the road, safely, for longer. DriveLab now has a driving simulator alongside the Peugeot Ion car and specialised instrumentation kit.