Automated Road Transport Systems (ARTS)—The Safe Way to Integrate Automated Road Transport in Urban Areas

  • Adriano AlessandriniEmail author
  • Carlos Holguín
  • Daniele Stam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


The CityMoibil2 project aims at developing and demonstrating Automated Road Transport Systems, ARTS. The philosophy of the project is that the vehicle cannot be automated autonomously; it requires infrastructures and external control systems to be in the picture too. The certification methodology developed by the project (derived from the rail technical standard EN 50126) is demonstrated to guarantee the safe insertion of automated road vehicles in the urban environment; however it requires some adaptation of the environment. It is based on a risk assessment procedure organized in 8 steps. Its application to one section of the Oristano demonstrator is used as example.


ARTS Certification Legal framework Safety Hazards Mitigation measures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Alessandrini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carlos Holguín
    • 1
  • Daniele Stam
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Transport and Logistics (CTL)Sapienza Università di RomaRomeItaly

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