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Older people and out-of-home mobility: Is discretionary travel undervalued in current policy? (2019)
Thesis
Shergold, I. Older people and out-of-home mobility: Is discretionary travel undervalued in current policy?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491023

In accordance with the UWE regulations for DPhil degrees, this thesis incorporates a body of published academic material supported by a critical commentary of the work. The work collected in this DPhil portfolio reflects a long-standing interest in,... Read More about Older people and out-of-home mobility: Is discretionary travel undervalued in current policy?.

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.

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..

Taking part in activities, an exploration of the role of discretionary travel in older people's wellbeing (2019)
Journal Article
Shergold, I. (2019). Taking part in activities, an exploration of the role of discretionary travel in older people's wellbeing. Journal of Transport and Health, 12, 195-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.01.005

Introduction Activity theory, a construct from social gerontology, provides a framework to bridge the themes of ageing and transport, and thus enable new insights into the role of out-of-home mobility for wellbeing. The theory proposes that undert... Read More about Taking part in activities, an exploration of the role of discretionary travel in older people's wellbeing.

Pedestrianisation and politics: A case study (2018)
Journal Article
Melia, S., Melia, S., & Shergold, I. (2018). Pedestrianisation and politics: A case study. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, 171(1), 30-41. https://doi.org/10.1680/jtran.16.00104

Proposals to pedestrianise or close roads to traffic are often controversial. This article analyses the impact of partial pedestrianisation, using a case study conducted in Brighton, UK. Before-and-after studies found a modest traffic reduction withi... Read More about Pedestrianisation and politics: A case study.

Out-of-home mobility for older people in Gt Fishponds: Issues and opportunities (2016)
Report
Shergold, I. (2016). Out-of-home mobility for older people in Gt Fishponds: Issues and opportunities

This report is an output from a study of transport-related out-of-home mobility issues experienced by older people in the Gt Fishponds area of Bristol. The report captures the results of this research, offering insights into mobility issues in the ar... Read More about Out-of-home mobility for older people in Gt Fishponds: Issues and opportunities.

The mobility of older people, and the future role of Connected Autonomous Vehicles (2016)
Report
Shergold, I., Wilson, M., & Parkhurst, G. (2016). The mobility of older people, and the future role of Connected Autonomous Vehicles

This report was produced in the ‘Flourish’ Project, a successful participant in Innovate UK’s Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Collaboration Research & Development competition. Flourish set out to identify innovative solutions that address two disti... Read More about The mobility of older people, and the future role of Connected Autonomous Vehicles.

The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.12 - Public transport enhancements (2016)
Journal Article
Shergold, I. (2016). The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.12 - Public transport enhancements. World Transport Policy and Practice, 22(1/2), 109-120

One of twenty two reviews of the economic benefits of different types of sustainable mobility intervention produced for the EU-funded EVIDENCE research project. This review, No12, focusses on the possible economic benefits of making improvements to e... Read More about The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.12 - Public transport enhancements.

The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.15: E-ticketing (2016)
Journal Article
Shergold, I. (2016). The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.15: E-ticketing. World Transport Policy and Practice, 22(1/2), 142-151

One of twenty two reviews of the economic benefits of different types of sustainable mobility intervention produced for the EU-funded EVIDENCE research project. This review, No15, focusses on the possible economic benefits of implementing a range of... Read More about The EVIDENCE project: Measure no.15: E-ticketing.

The EVIDENCE project: Origins, review findings and prospects for enhanced urban transport appraisal and evaluation in the future (2016)
Journal Article
Black, C., Parkhurst, G., & Shergold, I. (2016). The EVIDENCE project: Origins, review findings and prospects for enhanced urban transport appraisal and evaluation in the future. World Transport Policy and Practice, 22(1/2), 6-11

The EVIDENCE project1 sets out to provide objective, robust information to support local and European policy initiatives seeking a substantial change in the flow of funding towards sustainable urban transport investments. In particular it has focusse... Read More about The EVIDENCE project: Origins, review findings and prospects for enhanced urban transport appraisal and evaluation in the future.

Pedestrianisation and politics: Evidence gaps and a case study of Brighton’s Old Town (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S., & Shergold, I. (2016, January). Pedestrianisation and politics: Evidence gaps and a case study of Brighton’s Old Town. Paper presented at Universities Transport Study Group Annual Conference

This paper draws on two projects: a pan-European meta-study and a before-and-after evaluation of the partial pedestrianisation of Brighton’s Old Town. The EVIDENCE Project reviewed and evaluated academic literature and other international sources on... Read More about Pedestrianisation and politics: Evidence gaps and a case study of Brighton’s Old Town.

Future mobility in an ageing society - Where are we heading? (2015)
Journal Article
Shergold, I., Lyons, G., & Hubers, C. (2015). Future mobility in an ageing society - Where are we heading?. Journal of Transport and Health, 2(1), 86-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2014.10.005

The demographic profile of UK society is changing as people live longer. Maintaining the wellbeing and quality of life of an ageing society is set to be extremely challenging. To what extent can the state afford to meet a potentially burgeoning deman... Read More about Future mobility in an ageing society - Where are we heading?.

Decision-making in sustainable uban mobility planning: Common practice and future directions (2015)
Journal Article
Rudolph, F., Black, C., Glensor, K., Hüging, H., Lah, O., McGeever, J., …Streng, M. (2015). Decision-making in sustainable uban mobility planning: Common practice and future directions. World Transport Policy and Practice, 21(3), 54-64

This paper highlights the challenges for cities in selecting sustainable and cost-effective transport and mobility measures. Thereby it shall provoke thought on the implications for decision-making resulting from Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. Fir... Read More about Decision-making in sustainable uban mobility planning: Common practice and future directions.

A continuum for understanding the mobility of older people (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Parkhurst, G., Galvin, K., Musselwhite, C., Shergold, I., & Todres, L. (2013, January). A continuum for understanding the mobility of older people. Paper presented at 45th Universities’ Transport Study Group conference

Socially-progressive transport policies have traditionally focussed on identifying accessibility deficits and enhancing access to services defined as essential, notably related to physical health. Physiological and economic needs are important, but a... Read More about A continuum for understanding the mobility of older people.

Examining the process of driving cessation in later life (2013)
Journal Article
Musselwhite, C. B., Musselwhite, C., & Shergold, I. (2013). Examining the process of driving cessation in later life. European Journal of Ageing, 10(2), 89-100. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-012-0252-6

Driving cessation for many older people is associated with a poorer quality of life and can lead to health problems such as depression. This paper aims to reveal the process of giving-up driving, examining in particular triggers for giving-up driving... Read More about Examining the process of driving cessation in later life.

Transport-related social exclusion amongst older people in rural Southwest England and Wales (2012)
Journal Article
Shergold, I., & Parkhurst, G. (2012). Transport-related social exclusion amongst older people in rural Southwest England and Wales. Journal of Rural Studies, 28(4), 412-421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2012.01.010

Rural dwelling and older age are both associated with a higher risk of social exclusion, with accessibility identified as having an important facilitating role. The interactions between transport-related exclusion and older age, particularly in a rur... Read More about Transport-related social exclusion amongst older people in rural Southwest England and Wales.

Rural car dependence: An emerging barrier to community activity for older people (2012)
Journal Article
Shergold, I., Parkhurst, G., & Musselwhite, C. (2012). Rural car dependence: An emerging barrier to community activity for older people. Transportation Planning and Technology, 35(1), 69-85. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2012.635417

Community activity is a key contributor to quality of life for many older people. It also plays a role in the well-being of the communities they live in. Mobility, though, is central to such activity, and thus a conceptual link is proposed between 'm... Read More about Rural car dependence: An emerging barrier to community activity for older people.

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.