Action for the implementation of Urban Air Mobility in the United States

  • Colloquium
  • Aviation
  • Innovation

The 140th Transport Policy Colloquium -Washington Report Ⅷ-
※Language:Japanese

Supported by 日本財団 THE NIPPON FOUNDATION

Date / Time Wed, Jan 27,2021 10:00~12:00
Event Number The 140th
Theme Action for the implementation of Urban Air Mobility in the United States
Lecturer Lecturer:FUJIMAKI Yoshihiro
Senior Research Fellow, Japan International Transport and Tourism Institute, USA (JITTI USA)

Commentator:SUZUKI Shinji
Project Professor, Institute for Future Initiatives, the University of Tokyo

- Q&A session -
Moderator:YAMAUCHI Hirotaka
President for Research, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Event Summary

After the expansion of commercial use of drones (unmanned multi-copters), the technological development and environmental improvement for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is progressing in several countries. In this colloquium, benefits and issues of UAM, the approaches to safety, security and social acceptance of UAM, the development status of UAS in start-up companies, and the process for the early realization of UAM will be presented and discussed, focusing on the situation of UAS in the United States.