Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Adapting (to) Automation: Transport Workforce in Transition

Automation of vehicles and in the workplace is transforming the transport industry. This report investigates the impacts of automation on the workforce in urban transport. It explores ways to help the labour market transition towards automated technologies without social disruptions. The report also examines how algorithms could improve employment opportunities and job quality in the transport industry.

This report presents research from the ITF Mobility Innovation Hub.

Policy Insights

  • Incentivise companies and individuals to invest in adult learning.
  • Transform education systems so they transmit the skills needed for the era of automation.
  • Take an anticipatory approach to managing the impacts of automation.
  • Steer technological change towards desired societal benefits through targeted regulation.

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