Delivery drones could land on public transport to extend their range

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2221652-delivery-drones-could-land-on-public-transport-to-extend-their-range/

Participants

  • Niels Agatz
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Referenced

Media outlets

  • NewScientist (Online)

Description

Niels Agatz, Associate Professor for the Department of Technology and Operations Management at the RSM, has been mentioned in an article. The article discusses delivery drones and its usefulness in public transport. They could be used for carrying packages as they are energy-efficient and agile. Agatz states that "exploiting predictable, existing traffic flows is smart." Yet, transit network in many urban areas would not be extensive enough for the system to work.

Niels Agatz, Associate Professor for the Department of Technology and Operations Management at the RSM, has been mentioned in an article. The article discusses delivery drones and its usefulness in public transport. They could be used for carrying packages as they are energy-efficient and agile. Agatz states that "exploiting predictable, existing traffic flows is smart." Yet, transit network in many urban areas would not be extensive enough for the system to work.