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Foresight application for transport sector

Foresight application for transport sector

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The aim of this chapter is to present good practices and potential benefits of using foresight studies in the process of creating the future of the broadly understood transport sector. To begin with, the authors define the concept of foresight and the characteristics of foresight studies. Next, they point to potential areas of application, leading to the typology of foresight studies. Finally, they review the existing applications of foresight research in the transport sector. The chapter is concluded with the indication of the four groups of potential benefits of foresight studies at the sectoral level.

Chapter Contents:

  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 The essence of foresight
  • 17.3 Types of foresight initiatives
  • 17.4 Examples and good practice of foresight application in the transport sector
  • 17.4.1 Corporate foresight in mobility, transport and logistics
  • 17.4.2 Sectoral foresight in mobility, transport and logistics
  • 17.5 Benefits from using foresight approach
  • 17.6 Summary
  • Abbreviations
  • References

Inspec keywords: transportation

Other keywords: sectoral level; foresight application; foresight research; broadly understood transport sector

Subjects: Transportation; General transportation (energy utilisation)

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