Iain Forbes, Head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, recounts how government set about creating a regulatory framework for a technology - self-driving vehicles - that is still being developed.
Department for Transport
Articles written by DfT staff about the department and innovative projects it is involved in.
Caroline Low, Director of Heathrow Expansion, recounts the work of the Department for Transport in gaining agreement for a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport.
A new competition-led approach for creating solutions to some of the defence and security challenges of the 21st century.
A new initiative for generating fresh policy ideas at the Department for Transport.
Welcome to this 15th edition of Civil Service Quarterly (CSQ), which takes as its main theme, security in government.
Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, writes about the Civil Service’s response to the outcome of the EU referendum; how it is drawing on its core values, adapting old ways of working and developing new ones at speed to meet the unprecedented demands of Brexit.
It isn’t easy to predict what we’re going to be doing in the future. In this article, Richard Sandford from the Government Office for Science sets out the core principles of Horizon Scanning and the techniques civil servants can use to make the future a less uncertain place.
Driverless vehicles are about to take to UK roads, thanks to work led by the International Vehicle Standards Team at the Department for Transport. The team’s recent regulatory review suggests that automated cars could make our roads safer, quieter and cleaner. Lydia Fitzpatrick, strategic communication manager, explains what the government is doing to make this happen.
What cars will we be driving tomorrow? Richard Bruce, Head of the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, thinks he knows the answer. Did you know that for a number of years in the early 20th century New York City had …