(Executive Summary) How New Technologies Are Transforming Transport in Latin America and the Caribbean
Transport is a key element for economic and social development and a source of job creation that connects citizens with essential services such as health or education. Simultaneously, it is also one of the largest sources of pollution, accounting for about 22% of the regional carbon 1 dioxide emissions in 2020 , a higher percentage than other regions such as Europe, Asia, or North America.
As we examine the impact and potential of various key technologies in this report, it is important to understand that we are dealing with an interconnected ecosystem that is growing in complexity and scale. Advances in one area, such as Artificial Intelligence or Automation, are fed back and amplified in constructive collaboration with others, such as Big Data or the Internet of Things, resulting in a multiplier effect on value generation. This report aims to highlight how this technological interconnection is reshaping the economic and social context in LAC, providing an analysis that goes beyond the current situation to forecast how new technologies will continue to shape the region over the next decade. Download also the executive summary of this report.