Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Researching the passenger experience of bus travel (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Clayton, W. (2012, November). Researching the passenger experience of bus travel. Presented at Transport Statistics User Group - 21

Key questions: “What’s actually going on on the bus?” “How might this knowledge be used to improve passengers’ experiences, market the bus, and help bring about important policy outcomes (i.e. help make the bus more attractive)?” There has b... Read More about Researching the passenger experience of bus travel.

Bus Tales: Travel-time use, technologies, and journey experiences on the bus (2012)
Thesis
Clayton, W. Bus Tales: Travel-time use, technologies, and journey experiences on the bus. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Recently there has been a growing interest in the ways in which people use their time during travel, and what different types of value (economic or personal) such ‘travel-time activity’ provides. The activities of public transport passengers have bee... Read More about Bus Tales: Travel-time use, technologies, and journey experiences on the bus.

Cycling and behaviour change: Using games to improve the experience for families (2012)
Report
Clayton, W., & Musselwhite, C. (2012). Cycling and behaviour change: Using games to improve the experience for families

Digital games and media are being harnessed for educational purposes, with some now being used to promote sustainable behaviour. Such approaches exploit current trends in technology use and the popularity of digital gaming to encourage new activities... Read More about Cycling and behaviour change: Using games to improve the experience for families.

Is the bus boring? (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Clayton, W. (2012, January). Is the bus boring?. Paper presented at Universities Transport Studies Group Conference

Contemporary research on travel-time use challenges the notion that travel-time is wasted, but is it always a positive experience? Previous studies have suggested that engaging in activity during travel-time increases the utility of a journey, and th... Read More about Is the bus boring?.

NFC smart ticketing – Developing a method for effective field testing (2012)
Report
Clayton, W., & Shergold, I. (2012). NFC smart ticketing – Developing a method for effective field testing

A feasibility study has been conducted into the concept of providing a ‘South West Testing Service for Radio Frequency Performance of Near Field Communications by Real People in the Real World (Project NFC-Q3)’. The study concluded that the proposal... Read More about NFC smart ticketing – Developing a method for effective field testing.


;