Manual for municipalities on automated and connected driving

Integration of automated means of transport in urban public space - within the framework of the
Urban Transport Research Programme (FOPS)

Automated, connected driving is gaining in importance. Its contribution to mobility and the transport revolution needs to be controlled.

The aim of the project is to create a manual that supports municipalities, but also transport companies, in developing their own strategies for integrating automated and connected vehicles into public transport.

As a basis for the recommendations for action and design options, previous vehicle deployments as well as municipal goals and strategic approaches are systematically processed and analysed. This is done by means of a comprehensive literature and internet analysis as well as qualitative interviews and the involvement of municipalities as well as experts and stakeholders in workshops.

The continuous involvement of the addressees of the handbook ensures that all relevant topics and areas of application are taken into consideration and prepared in a target group-specific manner.


Source: PTV


The manual provides recommendations for the safe and sustainable design of the use of automated and connected vehicles integrated in public transport.

Possible regulatory and design options for the integration of automated and connected vehicles and transport facilities into the public space will be identified.

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