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Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project (2024)
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Flower, J., Calvert, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2024). Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project. Bristol: Innovate UK / Centre for Connected Automated Vehicles

The MultiCAV research and development project, co-funded by Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), was established to deliver sustainable transport services in a ‘Mobility as a Service’ environment. The centrepiece o... Read More about Experiences of the safety operator role in the MultiCAV project.

Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic (2024)
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Clark, B., Adeel, M., & Parkhurst, G. (2024). Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Bristol: Innovate UK / Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

The MultiCAV research and development project, co-funded by Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, was established to deliver sustainable transport services in a ‘Mobility as a Service’ environment. The centrepiece of the p... Read More about Travel to Milton Park through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world (2024)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2024). Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world. Local Transport Today, 42-49

Transport planning must evolve to match the new context of a changing world in which mobility is just one element of how we connect with the things we need and want to have, and to do, says Professor Glenn Lyons. Here he explains the origins and deve... Read More about Triple Access Planning - a diffusing innovation that reflects our new look world.

Triple access planning for uncertain futures - A handbook for practitioners (2024)
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Lyons, G., Marchau, V., Paddeu, D., Rye, T., Adolphson, M., Attia, M., …Witzell, J. Triple access planning for uncertain futures - A handbook for practitioners. University of the West of England

Planning for the future continues to evolve in the face of a changing world. What we did in the past will not work for the future. Even the recent shift, with greater interest in transport planning being vision-led and focused on people rather than t... Read More about Triple access planning for uncertain futures - A handbook for practitioners.

Local authority capacity and capability literature review (2023)
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Parkhurst, G., & Flower, J. (2023). Local authority capacity and capability literature review. Department for Transport

A literature review of local authority (LA) capacity and capability (C&C) was conducted for the Department for Transport (DfT) by University of the West of England (UWE). The review responded to two main questions: - What are the C&C needs of LAs an... Read More about Local authority capacity and capability literature review.

Exploration of the impact of junction characteristics on pedestrian red light violation (2023)
Journal Article
Pellecuer, L., & Chusseau, A. (in press). Exploration of the impact of junction characteristics on pedestrian red light violation. Infrastructure Asset Management, https://doi.org/10.1680/jinam.23.00023

The design of the geometry and traffic controls at signalised junctions is often focused on the level of service offered to motor vehicles and rarely considers the level of service offered to pedestrians. This results in pedestrian adopting illegal a... Read More about Exploration of the impact of junction characteristics on pedestrian red light violation.

Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people (2023)
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Collings, S., Chatterjee, K., Cope, A., Burns, T., & Adeel, M. (2023). Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people. Bristol: UWE Bristol

In the UK many disadvantaged groups lack transport choices, including young people aged 16-24. There has been little research to identify and understand the transport issues and barriers experienced by young people. This report is the first of its ki... Read More about Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people.

Future of mobility (2023)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2023). Future of mobility. ITS International, 24-28

This article offers a personal perspective on the future of mobility, drawing upon the author's 30-year career in the transport sector.

West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report (2023)
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Chatterjee, K., Parkin, J., Bozovic, T., & Flower, J. (2023). West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report. West of England Combined Authority

The e-scooter rental trial in the West of England started in October 2020 and is part of an England-wide programme of e-scooter trials in cities and towns overseen by the Department for Transport (DfT). There are two operating areas in the West of En... Read More about West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report.

Assessing the role of public transportation to foster city bike tourism. The case of Italy (2023)
Journal Article
Daniele, C., Elena, M., & Evangelia, P. (2023). Assessing the role of public transportation to foster city bike tourism. The case of Italy. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 12, Article 101015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2023.101015

Sustainability issues promote the combination of greener transport means when visiting urban environments. This paper focuses on bike tourists by analysing their choice of cities as a destination and the decision to use public transportation to conne... Read More about Assessing the role of public transportation to foster city bike tourism. The case of Italy.

The challenges of applying cycling design guidance (2023)
Journal Article
Hancock, L., & Parkin, J. (in press). The challenges of applying cycling design guidance. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, https://doi.org/10.1680/jtran.22.00068

Cycle infrastructure provides a means for everyday travel by a mode which is efficient, benign to the environment and confers health benefits on the user. The UK Department for Transport has a funding stream dedicated to providing grants to English h... Read More about The challenges of applying cycling design guidance.

Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme (2023)
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Plowden, E., & Parkin, J. (2023). Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme. Journal of Transport and Health, 30, 101610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2023.101610

Introduction: Cycling has multiple health benefits, but its share of commuting mode remains low in the UK. Little is known about barriers and determinants for new sustained recruits to commuting, and few studies have examined new recruits for a suffi... Read More about Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme.

UWE Priority side road study observation and collisions (2023)
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Flower, J., Bolado Saenz, J., & Parkin, J. (2023). UWE Priority side road study observation and collisions. Road Safety Trust

This report summarises research undertaken by the Centre for Transport and Society at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) in relation to the provision of priority footways across side road junctions as a means for providing enhanced... Read More about UWE Priority side road study observation and collisions.

Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1 (2023)
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Flower, J., Ricci, M., & Parkin, J. (2023). Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1. Road Safety Trust

The Road Safety Trust awarded the Centre for Transport and Society at the University of the West of England, Bristol a grant to undertake research relating to the provision of Marked Priority for people walking and cycling across the side road at giv... Read More about Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1.

A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility (2023)
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Cabanelas, P., Parkhurst, G., Thomopoulos, N., & Lampón, J. F. (2023). A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 47, Article 100964. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2023.100964

The ‘new mobility’ is claimed to promise improved transport services with reduced socioeconomic and environmental impacts whilst at the same time creating high-value business opportunities. The present article contributes to understanding the latter... Read More about A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility.

Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial (2023)
Journal Article
Speak, A., Taratula-Lyons, M., Clayton, W., & Shergold, I. (2023). Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial. Active Travel Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.16997/ats.1195

E-scooters are the fastest-growing form of micro-mobility, riding a wave of popularity in recent years; in may cities, they have sparked something akin to an urban personal mobility revolution. Despite their popularity, e-scooters raise several chall... Read More about Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial.

Key questions for road investment and spending (2023)
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Road Investment Scrutiny Panel. (2023). Key questions for road investment and spending. University of the West of England: Rees Jeffreys Road Fund

This report has been produced by the Road Investment Scrutiny Panel – an assembled group of senior professionals supported by funding from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund. Roads are the arteries of economic and social prosperity. They also come at a c... Read More about Key questions for road investment and spending.

Seeing the road ahead (2023)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2023). Seeing the road ahead. Transportation Professional, 18-22

This article considers the changing place of roads in supporting society and the future prospects for roadspace in the context of rethinking connectivity and accessibility in society. It stems from the author's role as a member of the Wales Roads Rev... Read More about Seeing the road ahead.