JBKnowledge CEO, James Benham, Keynote Speaker at Minnesota Transportation Conference
When it comes to creating the transportation system of the future, MnDOT is already doing its research and laying the groundwork for great things to come.
Last month at Minnesota’s Transportation Conference, a keynote session by JB Knowledge CEO James Benham titled “Future Forecast: How Drones, Sensors, and Integrated Apps are Rewriting the Rules” inspired many people in the room.
Among the topics Benham cited in his talk were the Internet of Transportation, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) and 3-D printing, which MnDOT is already studying or even using.
That study aimed to identify technological trends and their potential impacts on transportation infrastructure in Minnesota. The report details how the transportation system can accommodate such imminent innovations such as autonomous vehicles, mobile web services, mobility as a service, information and communication advances, infrastructure sensors…click here to continue reading.