Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Ready for Take-off? Integrating Drones into the Transport System

Policy Insights

  • Establish clear objectives and priorities for the introduction of drone transport by identifying the best first use cases.
  • Design a communication strategy that directly addresses public concerns.
  • Clarify and develop drones’ status within the broader framework of aerospace regulation.
  • Co‑ordinate with the drone industry to inform investment, development, and equitable policy making.
  • Foster the emergence of civil aviation authorities with interdisciplinary competencies and capabilities in order to integrate drones into the transport system.
  • Support the design and implementation of a robust Unmanned Air Traffic Management system.
  • Develop methods for assessing the impact of drones’ full life cycle on the environment.
  • Incorporate drone operations into long-term urban planning strategy using data and predictive models.

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