Starship Droid

Delivering the future of transport

12 February 2018
  • Is TfL doing enough to regulate new technology?
  • When will autonomous vehicles be driving on London’s roads?
  • Can car sharing cut congestion?
  • Will drones and droids flood our skies and streets?
  • How will dockless cycle schemes operate across London?


Tomorrow, the London Assembly Transport Committee will launch the report ‘Future Transport: How is London responding to technological innovation?’


The programme is:


  9:30   Registration

10:00   Introduction by Keith Prince AM, Chairman of the Transport Committee

10:15   Presentations:

                Dr Debbie Hopkins (University of Oxford)

                Andrew MacDougall (Citymapper)

                David Wong (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders)

                Michael Hurwitz (Director of Transport Innovation, TfL)

11:00   Q&A session




Location: London’s Living Room (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Time: 10:00-12.00


Follow us @LondonAssembly and take part in the discussion using #AssemblyTransport and #FutureTransport

Notes to editors

  1. Keith Prince AM, Chairman of the Transport Committee, is available for interview – see contact details below.
  2. London Assembly Transport Committee.
  3. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

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