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The Potential for Automation to Transform Urban Deliveries: Drivers, Barriers and Policy Priorities (2020)
Book Chapter
Paddeu, D., & Parkhurst, G. (in press). 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 VehiclesElsevier

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.

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 MattersBristol: 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?.

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.

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. (in press). Feasibility trial evaluation of a peer volunteering active aging intervention: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged). Gerontologist, https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnz003

Abstract Background ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged) is a theory-informed, pragmatic intervention using peer volunteering support to promote active ageing in socially disengaged, inactive older adults. This study aimed to establish ACE’s feasibil... Read More about Feasibility trial evaluation of a peer volunteering active aging intervention: ACE (Active, Connected, Engaged).

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.

Affective experiences of built environments and the promotion of urban walking (2019)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Parkhurst, G., & Morgan, P. L. (2019). Affective experiences of built environments and the promotion of urban walking. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 123, 200-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2018.12.006

According to psychological theories of environmental affect, the physical environment moderates the walking experience and its psychological wellbeing benefits. The present paper further demonstrates that affective experiences also influence intentio... Read More about Affective experiences of built environments and the promotion of urban walking.

User decision-making in transitions to electrified, autonomous, shared or reduced mobility (2019)
Journal Article
Whittle, C., Whitmarsh, L., Hagger, P., Morgan, P., & Parkhurst, G. (2019). User decision-making in transitions to electrified, autonomous, shared or reduced mobility. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 71, 302-319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2018.12.014

Mobility affords a range of benefits, but there are environmental, social and economic problems associated with current transport systems. Innovations to address these issues include novel technologies (e.g., electric and autonomous vehicles; EVs, AV... Read More about User decision-making in transitions to electrified, autonomous, shared or reduced mobility.

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.

The psychological wellbeing benefits of place engagement during walking in urban environments: A qualitative photo-elicitation study (2018)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Parkhurst, G., & Morgan, P. (2018). The psychological wellbeing benefits of place engagement during walking in urban environments: A qualitative photo-elicitation study. Health and Place, 53, 228-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.08.018

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The psychological wellbeing potential of walking in urban environments has received limited attention from scholars, despite the important public health implications of identifying characteristics of urban settings that support we... Read More about The psychological wellbeing benefits of place engagement during walking in urban environments: A qualitative photo-elicitation study.

The many assumptions about self‐driving cars – Where are we heading and who is in the driving seat? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Parkhurst, G., & Lyons, G. (2018, July). The many assumptions about self‐driving cars – Where are we heading and who is in the driving seat?. Paper presented at 16th Annual Transport Practitioners' Meeting

Will our future be filled with self-driving cars? If so, when are they due to hit our streets, will they have steering wheels, and will people own them or hail them? There is, we suggest, an ‘emotive enthusiasm’ amongst policymakers and industry play... Read More about The many assumptions about self‐driving cars – Where are we heading and who is in the driving seat?.

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.

Psychological wellbeing benefits of simulated exposure to five urban settings: An experimental study from the pedestrian's perspective (2018)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Parkhurst, G., & Morgan, P. (2018). Psychological wellbeing benefits of simulated exposure to five urban settings: An experimental study from the pedestrian's perspective. Journal of Transport and Health, 9, 105-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.02.003

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd The potential health benefits of walking in attractive, predominantly built-up urban settings have not received much attention from scholars, despite the global need to increase walking levels in cities. The current experimental s... Read More about Psychological wellbeing benefits of simulated exposure to five urban settings: An experimental study from the pedestrian's perspective.

Understanding the public acceptability of road pricing and the roles of older age, social norms, pro-social values and trust for urban policy-making: The case of Bristol (2018)
Journal Article
Nikitas, A., Avineri, E., & Parkhurst, G. (2018). Understanding the public acceptability of road pricing and the roles of older age, social norms, pro-social values and trust for urban policy-making: The case of Bristol. Cities, 79, 78-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.02.024

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Cities looking to embark on more sustainable development pathways may need to evaluate the controversial but usually impactful measure of road pricing as a means of reducing their reliance on conventionally fuelled automobiles. Un... Read More about Understanding the public acceptability of road pricing and the roles of older age, social norms, pro-social values and trust for urban policy-making: The case of Bristol.

Healthy walking: The role of architecture (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bornioli, A., Parkhurst, G., & Morgan, P. (2018, January). Healthy walking: The role of architecture. Paper presented at AMPS 2018 Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live

Environmental exposure is increasingly recognised as a predictor of human health and psychological wellbeing. In fact, the benefits of nature exposure on psychological wellbeing have received extensive attention from scholars. However, not much atten... Read More about Healthy walking: The role of architecture.

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.

Autonomous vehicle interactions in the urban street environment: A research agenda (2017)
Journal Article
Parkin, J., Clark, B., Clayton, W., Ricci, M., & Parkhurst, G. (2018). Autonomous vehicle interactions in the urban street environment: A research agenda. Proceedings of the ICE - Municipal Engineer, 171(1), 15-25. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.16.00062

© ICE Publishing 2018. All rights reserved. The Venturer project is trialling an autonomous vehicle (AV) in the context of use on urban roads. This paper summarises a literature review undertaken to assist in developing a research agenda for the tria... Read More about Autonomous vehicle interactions in the urban street environment: A research agenda.

Barriers to a better Bristol: Diagnosing city strategic sustainability challenges using systems, co-production and interdisciplinary approaches (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Prestwood, E., Calvert, T., Clayton, W., Longhurst, J., Manchester, H., Parkhurst, G., …Townsend, I. (2017, June). Barriers to a better Bristol: Diagnosing city strategic sustainability challenges using systems, co-production and interdisciplinary approaches. Paper presented at Wessex 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning

As European Green Capital 2015 and one of the Rockefeller 100 Resilient Cities, Bristol can legitimately claim to be on the “frontline” of urban sustainability, continually challenging itself to transform into a place where citizens and organisations... Read More about Barriers to a better Bristol: Diagnosing city strategic sustainability challenges using systems, co-production and interdisciplinary approaches.