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The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective (2022)
Report
Paddeu, D. (2022). The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective. Online: Local Government Association

The Local Government Association commissioned Dr Daniela Paddeu of the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, to carry out independent research to explore the role of local authorities in co-designing and implementing su... Read More about The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective.

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.

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.

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.

Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19 (2021)
Journal Article
Chatterjee, K., & Crawford, F. (2021). Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19. Built Environment, 47(3), 336-354. https://doi.org/10.2148/benv.47.3.336

The nature of work was undergoing dramatic change before the pandemic as the digital age continued to transform all sectors of society. In this paper we describe pre-pandemic trends in types of work, the workforce and working arrangements in the UK.... Read More about Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19.

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.

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, https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2021.1956027

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?.

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?.

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.

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.