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The driverless cars emulsion: Using participatory foresight and constructive conflict to address transport’s wicked problems (2022)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2022). The driverless cars emulsion: Using participatory foresight and constructive conflict to address transport’s wicked problems. Futures, 136, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2021.102889

This paper introduces a novel methodology to the transport sector to foster dialogue between actors holding different perspectives on issues pertinent to the future of mobility that might be termed ‘wicked’. The case of driverless cars is considered.... Read More about The driverless cars emulsion: Using participatory foresight and constructive conflict to address transport’s wicked problems.

Travel transitions: How transport planners and policy makers can respond to shifting mobility trends (2021)
Report
ITF, . (2021). Travel transitions: How transport planners and policy makers can respond to shifting mobility trends. Paris: ITF Research Reports, OECD Publishing

Travel behaviour has evolved in unexpected ways in urbanised areas in the early 21st century. This report examines how significant breaks with past trends happened - and why these shifts were not foreseen. The Covid-19 pandemic adds to uncertainty ab... Read More about Travel transitions: How transport planners and policy makers can respond to shifting mobility trends.

Scenario planning for transport practitioners (2021)
Journal Article
Lyons, G., Rohr, C., Smith, A., Rothnie, A., & Curry, A. (2021). Scenario planning for transport practitioners. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 11, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2021.100438

Scenario planning helps in contemplating how the future may develop and can be especially important when needing to make sense of uncertainty – something now pertinent to the transport sector. Accordingly, scenario planning is moving from the periphe... Read More about Scenario planning for transport practitioners.

Reviewing transport in light of the pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2021). Reviewing transport in light of the pandemic. Transport Reviews, 41(6), 715-720. https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2021.1962609

Between April 2020 and May 2021, a series of ten online panel discussions took place known as Fireside Chats to examine the transport implications of the pandemic. A wide ranging set of topics and a diversity of perspectives have made for a rich sour... Read More about Reviewing transport in light of the pandemic.

Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Lyons, G. (2021, July). Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic. Paper presented at 19th Annual Transport Practitioners Meeting, Online

On 23 April 2020, one month after the UK Prime Minister announced a national lockdown in response to COVID-19, PTRC hosted an online Fireside Chat to address the implications for transport of the pandemic. At a point when working (full-time) from hom... Read More about Chatting round the fireside - transport tales from the pandemic.

After the revolution? (2021)
Digital Artefact
Lyons, G. After the revolution?. [Online Magazine]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Glenn Lyons has jointly organised and has chaired a Fireside Chat series of events with PTRC, examining the transport implications of the pandemic. Fireside Chat #10 on 27 May 2021 was titled "International perspectives... Read More about After the revolution?.

Combo Travel - Active and motorised modes working better together (2021)
Report
Lyons, G., Cain, S., & Jakeman, K. (2021). Combo Travel - Active and motorised modes working better together. Innovate UK

This paper considers the concept of Combo Travel: human-powered mobility in combination with a motorised mode as an enabler of healthier lifestyles and lower carbon journeys. Most journeys by motorised modes ( bus, train, tube, car, van etc.) also... Read More about Combo Travel - Active and motorised modes working better together.

Discovering ‘the sweet spot’ (2021)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2021). Discovering ‘the sweet spot’. Local Transport Today, 16-17

Travel demand is derived from a need or desire to access people, jobs, goods, services and opportunities. It is fundamentally access, not transport per se, that underpins economic prosperity and social wellbeing. We live in the 'Triple Access Syst... Read More about Discovering ‘the sweet spot’.

Decarbonising UK transport - Final report and technology roadmaps (2021)
Report
Lyons, G., Curry, A., & Rohr, C. (2021). Decarbonising UK transport - Final report and technology roadmaps. Department for Transport

This report informs the UK Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan. It considers what needs to be achieved over the next 30 years, in terms of technological solutions, to reduce and remove direct emissions from the UK’s domestic transport sector... Read More about Decarbonising UK transport - Final report and technology roadmaps.

Putting users at the centre of MaaS (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Rothnie, A., Lyons, G., Smith, A., & Cassidy, S. (2020, September). Putting users at the centre of MaaS. Paper presented at Transport Practitioners Meeting, Online

The rapid emergence of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) into the transport sector’s lexicon has brought with it an air of expectation that suggests a future mobility revolution. The authors take an action-oriented approach putting MaaS theory into practi... Read More about Putting users at the centre of MaaS.

Public transport: Social distancing without socially excluding (2020)
Digital Artefact
Lyons, G. (2020). Public transport: Social distancing without socially excluding. [Online magazine]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Glenn Lyons has jointly organised and has chaired a Fireside Chat series of events with PTRC examining the transport implications of the pandemic. Fireside Chat #2 on 18 June 2020 was titled "Social distancing – the deat... Read More about Public transport: Social distancing without socially excluding.

A constructive role for social science in the development of automated vehicles (2020)
Journal Article
Cohen, T., Stilgoe, J., Stares, S., Akyelken, N., Cavoli, C., Day, J., …Wigley, E. (2020). A constructive role for social science in the development of automated vehicles. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 6, Article 100133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2020.100133

Automated vehicles (AVs) have the potential to cause profound shifts across a wide range of areas of human life, including economic structures, land use, lifestyles and personal well-being. Most current social science on AVs is narrowly framed. Resea... Read More about A constructive role for social science in the development of automated vehicles.

We need transport planners with superpowers: How can transport cope with the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic? (2020)
Digital Artefact
Lyons, G. We need transport planners with superpowers: How can transport cope with the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic?. [Online Magazine]

Amidst the UK lockdown in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, an online panel discussion was organised by PTRC and chaired by Glenn Lyons, titled "The global shock of COVID-19 – will it jolt the transport sector into significant change?" Nearly... Read More about We need transport planners with superpowers: How can transport cope with the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic?.

Walking as a service – Does it have legs? (2020)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2020). Walking as a service – Does it have legs?. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 137, 271-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2020.05.015

Amidst the hype and prospects offered by technological innovation for shaping the future of mobility, it can be easy to overlook the humble and enduring place and potential of walking as a means of movement in our mobility system. Yet walking may alr... Read More about Walking as a service – Does it have legs?.

Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative (2020)
Report
Lyons, G. (2020). Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative. Bristol: University of the West of England and Mott MacDonald

Driverless cars (DCs) have in recent years been the subject of substantial investment and anticipation, as well as hype and exasperation. Governments have been drawn into a race for the gold at the end of the DC rainbow. But not everyone shares this... Read More about Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative.

Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective (2019)
Book Chapter
Banister, D., Cornet, Y., Givoni, M., & Lyons, G. (2019). Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective. In R. Hickman, B. M. Lira, M. Givoni, & K. Geurs (Eds.), A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity. , (197-208). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788119825.00023

This chapter introduces and develops the concept of reasonable travel time. This is defined as “a door-to-door journey time that is acceptable to the individual traveller for reaching a particular destination and its associated activities, given the... Read More about Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective.

Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm (2019)
Journal Article
Lyons, G., & Marsden, G. (2021). Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm. Transportation, 48, 595–616. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10067-x

© 2019, The Author(s). Since the 1960s, development of the transport system has been framed by the notion of forecasting future demand. Yet the past decade or more appears to signal some significant changes to the role of travel in society which are... Read More about Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm.

Future Mobility (2019)
Book Chapter
Lyons, G. (2019). Future Mobility. In I. Docherty, & J. Shaw (Eds.), Transport Matters. , (381-400). Policy Press