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The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities (2020)
Book Chapter
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (2020). The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities. In B. van Wee, N. Thomopoulos, & M. Dimitris (Eds.), Policy Implications of Autonomous Vehicles. Elsevier

Urban freight transport is crucial to ensuring the economic vitality of a city. However, significant negative ‘externalities’ arise from freight flows in urban areas. Current solutions to reduce the impact of freight transport in urban areas aim at r... Read More about The potential for automation to transform urban deliveries: Drivers, barriers and policy priorities.

The social perspective on policy towards local shared autonomous vehicle services (LSAVS) (2020)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., Shergold, I., & Parkhurst, G. (in press). The social perspective on policy towards local shared autonomous vehicle services (LSAVS). Transport Policy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2020.05.013

The transport policy discourse posits Shared Autonomous Vehicles (SAVs) as a more sustainable solution for the implementation of road automation technology. A successful implementation of SAV services strongly depends on being able to meet user's nee... Read More about The social perspective on policy towards local shared autonomous vehicle services (LSAVS).

Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share? (2020)
Journal Article
Clayton, W., Paddeu, D., Parkhurst, G., & Parkin, J. (2020). Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share?. Transportation Planning and Technology, 43(4), 343-364. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2020.1747200

The advent of road transport automation is suggested to be one of four key technological transitions that could amount to a major transformation in mobility practices. Specifically, fully Automated Vehicles (AVs) might replace the current private car... Read More about Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share?.

Passenger comfort and trust on first-time use of a shared autonomous shuttle vehicle (2020)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., Parkhurst, G., & Shergold, I. (2020). Passenger comfort and trust on first-time use of a shared autonomous shuttle vehicle. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 115, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2020.02.026

Autonomous Vehicles (AV) may become widely diffused as a road transport technology around the world. However, two conditions of successful adoption of AVs are that they must be synchronously shared, to avoid negative transport network and environment... Read More about Passenger comfort and trust on first-time use of a shared autonomous shuttle vehicle.

Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making (2020)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., & Aditjandra, P. (2020). Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making. Sustainability, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/SU12010441

© 2020 by the authors. In the upcoming era of new technologies, a transport system is expected to be 'more sustainable,' 'safer,' and 'more efficient.' However, to what extent is this true? Based on the results of a series of stakeholder engagement w... Read More about Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making.

Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clayton, W., Parkhurst, G., Paddeu, D., & Parkin, J. (2019, July). Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share?. Paper presented at Universities' Transport Study Group 2019 Conference

The advent of road transport automation has been identified as one of four key technological transitions that could eventually amount to a major transformation in mobility practices (Parkhurst and Seedhouse, 2019). Specifically, fully Automated Vehic... Read More about Autonomous vehicles: Who will use them, and will they share?.

New Technology and Automation in Freight Transport and Handling Systems (2019)
Other
Paddeu, D., Calvert, T., Clark, B., & Parkhurst, G. (2019). New Technology and Automation in Freight Transport and Handling Systems

This is an evidence review that examines the trends in manufacturing and global supply chains, looking at the international trade, technology and users, and how these may change between now and 2040. The review has been commissioned by the Government... Read More about New Technology and Automation in Freight Transport and Handling Systems.

Analysis of the passengers’ experience and travel time use on board urban buses. The case of Brescia (2018)
Journal Article
Bonera, M., Maternini, G., Clayton, W., Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (2018). Analysis of the passengers’ experience and travel time use on board urban buses. The case of Brescia

Providing users of the public transport with a satisfactory service is necessary to discourage the use of private transport modes. In addition to ensuring high performance in terms of accessibility, usability and availability of the service, in recen... Read More about Analysis of the passengers’ experience and travel time use on board urban buses. The case of Brescia.

New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (2018, July). New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications. Paper presented at 16th Annual Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM), Oxford

Urban freight transport is crucial to ensuring the economic vitality of a city. However, significant negative externalities arise from freight flows in an urban area (e.g. polluting emissions, contribution to congestion, noise, etc.). Alternatives to... Read More about New technologies and automation for last mile deliveries: Advantages, disadvantages and policy implications.

Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres (2018)
Book Chapter
Paddeu, D. (2018). Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres. In V. Zeimpekis, E. Aktas, M. Bourlakis, & I. Minis (Eds.), Sustainable Freight Transport - Theory, Models and Case Studies, 121-137. Springer

Despite its key role for the economic vitality of a city, urban freight transport is responsible for negative externalities that affect our lives. In fact, it is a major contributor to climate change and global warming. Also, it causes increasing gas... Read More about Sustainable solutions for urban freight transport and logistics: An analysis of urban consolidation centres.

Autonomous vehicles: Willingness-to-pay and willingness-to-share (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Clayton, W., Paddeu, D., Parkhurst, G., & Gomez de Segura Marauri, M. (2018, January). Autonomous vehicles: Willingness-to-pay and willingness-to-share. Paper presented at Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 2018 Conference

The advent of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) is suggested to represent a significant step in the move towards Mobility as a Service (MaaS) networks, in which private vehicle ownership is largely replaced by fleets of on-demand AVs as a part of a broader,... Read More about Autonomous vehicles: Willingness-to-pay and willingness-to-share.

Multi-stakeholder collaboration in urban freight consolidation schemes: Drivers and barriers to implementation (2018)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., Parkhurst, G., Fadda, P., Fancello, G., & Ricci, M. (2018). Multi-stakeholder collaboration in urban freight consolidation schemes: Drivers and barriers to implementation. Transport, 33(4), 913-929. https://doi.org/10.3846/transport.2018.6593

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by VGTU Press. Due to the motivations of climate change, the health impacts of poor air quality, and the importance of cities for economic growth, transport policy at all levels of governance places emphasis on reducin... Read More about Multi-stakeholder collaboration in urban freight consolidation schemes: Drivers and barriers to implementation.

Investigating last food mile deliveries: A case study approach to identify needs of food delivery demand (2017)
Journal Article
Fancello, G., Paddeu, D., & Fadda, P. (2017). Investigating last food mile deliveries: A case study approach to identify needs of food delivery demand. Research in Transportation Economics, 65, 56-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2017.09.004

© 2017 Drawing on the results of a survey carried out in Cagliari (Italy), the paper provides an analysis of the characteristics of food deliveries in urban areas aimed at understanding the needs and expectations of receivers of last mile deliveries... Read More about Investigating last food mile deliveries: A case study approach to identify needs of food delivery demand.

The Bristol-Bath Urban freight Consolidation Centre from the perspective of its users (2017)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D. (2017). The Bristol-Bath Urban freight Consolidation Centre from the perspective of its users. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 5(3), 483-491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2017.06.001

© 2017 World Conference on Transport Research Society Urban freight consolidation centres are part of the city logistics measures that aim to reduce the negative impacts related to urban freight transport activities, whilst at the same time providing... Read More about The Bristol-Bath Urban freight Consolidation Centre from the perspective of its users.

How do you evaluate logistics and supply chain performance? A review of the main methods and indicators (2016)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D. (2016). How do you evaluate logistics and supply chain performance? A review of the main methods and indicators

Despite of its origins, logistics concept is today strictly related to commercial activities. In particular, transport and logistics activities are more and more responsible for the success of a company, because their performance strongly influence c... Read More about How do you evaluate logistics and supply chain performance? A review of the main methods and indicators.

An experimental customer satisfaction index to evaluate the performance of city logistics services (2016)
Journal Article
Fancello, G., Paddeu, D., Francello, G., & Fadda, P. (2017). An experimental customer satisfaction index to evaluate the performance of city logistics services. Transport, 32(3), 262-271. https://doi.org/10.3846/16484142.2016.1146998

© 2016 Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) Press. Freight transport in urban areas entails benefits (i.e. free access to goods when needed), but also negative externalities (environmental, social and transportation impacts). In response to... Read More about An experimental customer satisfaction index to evaluate the performance of city logistics services.

A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance (2014)
Book Chapter
Fancello, G., Paddeu, D., & Fadda, P. (2014). A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance. In F. Longo, F. De Bonis, & Y. Mercuryev (Eds.), The 2nd International Workshop on innovation for Logistics

This paper is based on a research project titled: “Optimising the management of the gate of a freight terminal through the definition of new modes of share information between transport operators” funded by L.R. 7/07 by Sardinia Region. The project a... Read More about A web-based share information system to improve port terminal performance.

Reduced Urban traffic and emissions within Urban consolidation centre schemes: The case of Bristol (2014)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., Fadda, P., Fancello, G., Parkhurst, G., & Ricci, M. (2014). Reduced Urban traffic and emissions within Urban consolidation centre schemes: The case of Bristol. Transportation Research Procedia, 3, 508-517. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2014.10.032

© 2014 The Authors. Urban freight consolidation centres (UFCCs) can provide a significant contribution to reducing the negative impacts of freight transport to city centres whilst at the same time providing a more seamless, higher-value logistics exp... Read More about Reduced Urban traffic and emissions within Urban consolidation centre schemes: The case of Bristol.

What will the Urban freight System look like in 2040? Innovative and Co-Design Solutions to Shape Freight Transport Systems of the Future: a Participatory Process
Conference Proceeding
Paddeu, D., & Aditjandra, P. What will the Urban freight System look like in 2040? Innovative and Co-Design Solutions to Shape Freight Transport Systems of the Future: a Participatory Process

In the upcoming era of new technologies, the transport system is expected to be 'more sustainable', 'safer' and 'more efficient'. However, to what extent is this true? Based on the results of a series of stakeholder engagement workshops, the paper ex... Read More about What will the Urban freight System look like in 2040? Innovative and Co-Design Solutions to Shape Freight Transport Systems of the Future: a Participatory Process.


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