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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.

Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why? (2021)
Journal Article
Melia, S., & Bartle, C. (in press). Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why?. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation,

This article reports on the findings of a survey of 2,092 users and potential users of e-bikes in the UK. It analysed their characteristics, their motivations, journey purposes and the barriers they perceive to the wider use of e-bikes. It compared... Read More about Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why?.

Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data (2021)
Journal Article
Crawford, F., Connors, R., & Watling, D. (in press). Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data. Networks and Spatial Economics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11067-021-09539-4

The availability of newly emerging forms of data in recent years has provided new opportunities to study spatial intrapersonal variability, namely the variability in an individual’s destination and route choices from day to day. As well as providing... Read More about Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data.

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’.

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).

Roads Runways and Resistance - from the Newbury Bypass to Extinction Rebellion (2021)
Book
Melia, S. (2021). Roads Runways and Resistance - from the Newbury Bypass to Extinction Rebellion. London: Pluto Press

From the anti-roads protests of the 1990s to HS2 and Extinction Rebellion, conflict and protest have shaped the politics of transport. In 1989, Margaret Thatcher's government announced 'the biggest road-building programme since the Romans.' This is t... Read More about Roads Runways and Resistance - from the Newbury Bypass to Extinction Rebellion.

Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data (2020)
Book Chapter
Chatterjee, K., & Clark, B. (2020). Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data. In Mobility and Travel Behaviour Across the Life Course (17-32). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789907810

There is still much to learn about why people make major changes to their personal mobility. It is challenging to identify the points in time when people make major changes in their personal mobility and the circumstances in which such changes take p... Read More about Turning points in car ownership over the life course: Contributions from biographical interviews and panel data.

A qualitative study of the accessibility of a typical UK town cycle network to disabled cyclists (2020)
Journal Article
Cox, B., & Bartle, C. (2020). A qualitative study of the accessibility of a typical UK town cycle network to disabled cyclists. Journal of Transport and Health, 19, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2020.100954

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Introduction: Cycling offers significant benefits for disabled people in the form of independent mobility and improved management of chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity through increased physical... Read More about A qualitative study of the accessibility of a typical UK town cycle network to disabled cyclists.

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.

Anticipating urban travel transitions and new mobility behaviours. Discussion Paper prepared for ITF Working Group on Urban Travel Transitions in light of Covid-19 (2020)
Working Paper
Chatterjee, K. (2020). Anticipating urban travel transitions and new mobility behaviours. Discussion Paper prepared for ITF Working Group on Urban Travel Transitions in light of Covid-19

There have been large discrepancies between forecasts of travel demand and outcomes in industrialised countries in the first two decades of the twenty-first century. The paper identifies how we can better anticipate travel transitions to inform expe... Read More about Anticipating urban travel transitions and new mobility behaviours. Discussion Paper prepared for ITF Working Group on Urban Travel Transitions in light of Covid-19.

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.

Segmenting travellers based on day-to-day variability in work-related travel behaviour (2020)
Journal Article
Crawford, F. (2020). Segmenting travellers based on day-to-day variability in work-related travel behaviour. Journal of Transport Geography, 86, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102765

Travel needs for commute and business trips are complex and choices are not made based on the characteristics of individual trips, but instead based on the needs over weeks and months. For example, the cost per trip of commuting by bus varies dependi... Read More about Segmenting travellers based on day-to-day variability in work-related travel behaviour.

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, 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)
Other
Lyons, G. (2020). We need transport planners with superpowers: How can transport cope with the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic?

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?.