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Image of driver texting whilst driving

New research from the Institute for Transport Studies uses chauffeured passengers to better understand whether travel time will be more “worthwhile” in fully automated vehicles.

Image of a bus in Leeds city centre at night

A new study from Professor Simon Shepherd and Professor Anthony May has predicted the effects driverless cars could have on urban transport systems and public behaviour in the City of Leeds.

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ITS academic, Dr Gustav Markkula, awarded prestigious EPSRC fellowship to research safe coexistence of humans and self-driving vehicles.

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Six researchers from the Faculty of Environment have been awarded a prestigious fellowship with The Alan Turing Institute.

Staff and students from ITS with the Smogmobile

In early June 2018, ITS staff and students studied commuter exposure to fine particles using portable instruments (particle number counters) when commuting to and from a street in Headingley.