Ian Banks
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Ian Banks

Ian is an editor at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, where he was part of the teams that prepared 'The New Plastics Economy’ and ‘Delivering the Circular Economy - A Toolkit for Policymakers’ reports. Previously he worked at a consultancy largely on climate and energy economics.

Future of...

While digital technologies are transforming vehicles and how we interact with them, they are also reshaping city transport infrastructure. Smart infrastructure technologies, collectively known as intelligent transportation systems (ITS), are being embedded in traffic lights, car parks, toll-booths, roads and bridges, making them increasingly able to communicate with each other

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CitiesFuture of...

The future of vehicles is becoming well rehearsed: electrically powered, available on-demand and self-driving. Less appreciated is how this can encourage the transition to a circular economy.

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