London Assembly Transport Committee reviews drone delivery issues

London Assembly Transport Committee reviews drone delivery issues

In a meeting held on Tuesday (1o October), the Committee members mulled over questions such as whether drone deliveries can viable in built-up urban areas; and if drones and land-based have the potential to take freight traffic off London’s roads.

Panelists giving evidence at the meeting included: Henry Harris-Burland, Vice-President for Marketing, Starship Technologies; Professor Alan McKinnon, Keuhne Logistics University, Hamburg (via Skype); Tony Henley, Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS); Michael Hurwitz, Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London; and Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer, Transport for London.

Recordings from the meeting are available on YouTube.

 

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Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is the Editor of Triangle’s Mail & Express Review Magazine and the www.postandparcel.info portal. Ian has been a business journalist for almost 30 years, editing and writing for a wide range of magazines and newspapers with a particular focus on the transport and logistics industries.

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