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Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report (2022)
Report
Bartle, C., Calvert, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2022). Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report. Bristol: Innovate UK

This report presents the findings of a study to explore the role of bike-share services (including both unassisted and electric motor-assisted ‘e-bikes’) as part of a multi-modal transport offer to encourage sustainable travel to, and within, the Mil... Read More about Exploring the user experience of the Milton Park Bike-share Scheme: Final report.

Code, culture and concrete: Self-driving vehicles and the rules of the road (2021)
Journal Article
Tennant, C., Neels, C., Parkhurst, G., Jones, P., Mirza, S., & Stilgoe, J. (2021). Code, culture and concrete: Self-driving vehicles and the rules of the road. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 3, https://doi.org/10.3389/frsc.2021.710478

Behaviour on the road is ordered by a range of norms, rules, laws, and infrastructures. The introduction of self-driving vehicles onto the road opens a debate about the rules that should govern their actions and how these should be integrated with, o... Read More about Code, culture and concrete: Self-driving vehicles and the rules of the road.

How should automated vehicles (AVs) interpret the rules of the road? A critical analysis of public expectations of interactions between AVs and road users (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Ricci, M., Shergold, I., & Parkhurst, G. (2021, July). How should automated vehicles (AVs) interpret the rules of the road? A critical analysis of public expectations of interactions between AVs and road users. Paper presented at Universities’ Transport Study Group (UTSG) Annual Conference 2021

Debates on how automated vehicles (AVs) would navigate the environment and behave while mixing with traffic have so far focused on technological capabilities and remained confined in expert circles, with very little dialogue with the public about the... Read More about How should automated vehicles (AVs) interpret the rules of the road? A critical analysis of public expectations of interactions between AVs and road users.

Who is willing to share their AV? Insights about gender differences among seven countries (2021)
Journal Article
Polydoropoulou, A., Tsouros, I., Thomopoulos, N., Pronello, C., Elvarsson, A., Sigþórsson, H., …Di Ciommo, F. (2021). Who is willing to share their AV? Insights about gender differences among seven countries. Sustainability, 13(9), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13094769

The introduction of shared autonomous vehicles into the transport system is suggested to bring significant impacts on traffic conditions, road safety and emissions, as well as overall reshaping travel behaviour. Compared with a private autonomous veh... Read More about Who is willing to share their AV? Insights about gender differences among seven countries.

A study of users' preferences after a brief exposure in a Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV) (2021)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., Tsouros, I., Parkhurst, G., Polydoropoulou, A., & Shergold, I. (2021). A study of users' preferences after a brief exposure in a Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV). Transportation Research Procedia, 52, 533-540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2021.01.063

Shared Autonomous Vehicles are expected to significantly change transport and mobility, improving road safety, environmental impact and traffic efficiency. However, the successful implementation of a SAV mobility service strongly depends on public ac... Read More about A study of users' preferences after a brief exposure in a Shared Autonomous Vehicle (SAV).

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. (2020). The social perspective on policy towards local shared autonomous vehicle services (LSAVS). Transport Policy, 98, 116-126. 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.

Will the ‘smart mobility’ revolution matter? (2019)
Book Chapter
Parkhurst, G., & Seedhouse, A. (2019). Will the ‘smart mobility’ revolution matter?. In I. Docherty, & J. Shaw (Eds.), Transport Matters. Bristol: Policy Press

Powerful claims are being made about revolution in the transport sector, with digital technology seen as underpinning a new ‘ecosystem’ of more efficient, more pleasant, but less environmentally-damaging mobility. The chapter examines how far the cla... Read More about Will the ‘smart mobility’ revolution matter?.

NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ON-DEMAND SHARED-RIDE SERVICES TO DELIVER MODAL SHIFT AND INCLUSIVE TRAVEL (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Calvert, T., Jain, J., Parkhurst, G., Shergold, I., & Ward, S. (2019, July). NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ON-DEMAND SHARED-RIDE SERVICES TO DELIVER MODAL SHIFT AND INCLUSIVE TRAVEL. Paper presented at 17th Annual Transport Practitioners Meeting, Oxford

On-demand shared-ride services promise new opportunities for modal shift and inclusive travel. This paper draws on evidence from the industrial-collaborative project ‘Mobility on Demand Laboratory Environment’ (MODLE) which has piloted a range of suc... Read More about NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ON-DEMAND SHARED-RIDE SERVICES TO DELIVER MODAL SHIFT AND INCLUSIVE TRAVEL.

The (in)justice of Clean Air Zones (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Parkhurst, G. (2019, July). The (in)justice of Clean Air Zones. Paper presented at Universities' Transport Study Group Conference, University of Leeds

The paper considers the historic context of policy failure in respect of reducing the noxious emissions from road transport. It then turns to consider the policy debate around the fairness of Clean Air Zone (CAZ) proposals for UK cities and towns whi... Read More about The (in)justice of Clean Air Zones.

Business models being trialled in the shared-ride on-demand niche, and challenges and barriers encountered. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Calvert, T., Ward, S., Shergold, I., Parkhurst, G., & Jain, J. (2019, July). Business models being trialled in the shared-ride on-demand niche, and challenges and barriers encountered. Paper presented at Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 51st Annual Conference, Leeds, UK

This paper evaluates the growing range of business models being applied within on-demand shared-ride road transport niches. Whilst examples of such services are long-standing; arguably as old as road passenger transport, new technologies have opened... Read More about Business models being trialled in the shared-ride on-demand niche, and challenges and barriers encountered..

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?.

Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D. G., Spotswood, F., Parkhurst, G., & Chatterton, T. (2019). Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 62, 740-756. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2019.02.018

© 2019 The Authors Changing mobility behaviour towards activities and actions that have a less detrimental impact on the environment, public health and society is an objective of transport policy jurisdictions globally. In line with a burgeoning body... Read More about Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller.

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.

An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D. G., Chatterton, T., Parkhurst, G., & Spotswood, F. (2019). An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(2), 318-329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2019.02.009

There is a growing body of international evidence available that shows highway construction fails to solve issues of congestion and improvements to the local economy. There is also evidence that due to changes of land use and expectations of being ab... Read More about An assessment of voluntary travel behaviour change delivery in England as an alternative to highway construction.

Feasibility trial evaluation of a peer volunteering active aging intervention: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged) (2019)
Journal Article
Stathi, A., Withall, J., Thompson, J. L., Davis, M. G., Gray, S., De Koning, J., …Fox, K. R. (2020). Feasibility trial evaluation of a peer volunteering active aging intervention: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged). Gerontologist, 60(3), 571-582. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz003

© The Author(s) 2019. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Gerontological Society of America. BACKGROUND: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged) is a theory-informed, pragmatic intervention using peer volunteering support to promote active... Read More about Feasibility trial evaluation of a peer volunteering active aging intervention: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged).