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Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour (2019)
Report
Melia, S. (2019). Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour

This discussion paper has been written following an open invitation from Prof. Phil Goodwin for contributions to the Shadow Transport Minister’s work towards Labour’s manifesto. It draws on research by the author and others into the relationship bet... Read More about Transport and urban housing growth – Unfinished business for Labour.

Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm (2019)
Journal Article
Lyons, G., & Marsden, G. (in press). Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm. Transportation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10067-x

Since the 1960s, development of the transport system has been framed by the notion of forecasting future demand. Yet the past decade or more appears to signal some significant changes to the role of travel in society which are having a material impac... Read More about Opening out and closing down: The treatment of uncertainty in transport planning’s forecasting paradigm.

Access to transport and life opportunities (2019)
Report
Chatterjee, K., Clark, B., Nguyen, A., Wishart, R., Gallop, K., Smith, N., & Tipping, S. (2019). Access to transport and life opportunities. Department for Transport

This report presents the findings from a study conducted by NatCen and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), commissioned by the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate how access to transport affects the life opportunities and w... Read More about Access to transport and life opportunities.

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?.

The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People (2019)
Report
Chatterjee, K., Ricci, M., Cope, A., & Corner, D. (2019). The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People. The Health Foundation

The Health Foundation commissioned Sustrans and the University of the West of England to ‘assess the role of transport in supporting young people to develop and transition to an independent healthy future’. This report focuses on the transport availa... Read More about The Role of Transport in Supporting a Healthy Future for Young People.

How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability (2019)
Report
Melia, S. (2019). How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability. Labour Party

In 2019 I was invited to join an academic panel advising the Shadow Planning Minister, who was reviewing Labour's planning policy in the run-up to an anticipated election. This paper was my second contribution to that process. It illustrates one of... Read More about How Green Belt Policy Could be Adapted to Promote Sustainability.

Commuting and Wellbeing: A Critical Overview of the Literature with Implications for Policy and Future Research (2019)
Journal Article
Chatterjee, K., Chng, S., Clark, B., Davis, A., De Vos, J., Ettema, D., …Reardon, L. (in press). Commuting and Wellbeing: A Critical Overview of the Literature with Implications for Policy and Future Research. Transport Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2019.1649317

This review provides a critical overview of what has been learnt about commuting’s impact on subjective wellbeing (SWB). It is structured around a conceptual model which assumes commuting can affect SWB over three time horizons: (i) during the journe... Read More about Commuting and Wellbeing: A Critical Overview of the Literature with Implications for Policy and Future Research.

Who is Flying Less for Environmental Reasons (2019)
Journal Article
Purnell, P., & Melia, S. (2019). Who is Flying Less for Environmental Reasons. World Transport Policy and Practice, 25(3), 197-209

Many previous studies have shown how people with pro-environmental attitudes tend to fly more than the general population. This study examines the minority who have reduced their flying for environmental reasons. It used an online questionnaire dis... Read More about Who is Flying Less for Environmental Reasons.

Why did UK governments cut road building in the 1990s and expand it after 2010? (2019)
Journal Article
Melia, S. (2019). Why did UK governments cut road building in the 1990s and expand it after 2010?. Transport Policy, 81, 242-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2019.07.006

Why did a Conservative UK government decide to cut back road building during a time of austerity in the 1990s, whereas a Conservative-led Coalition government decided to substantially increase road building during a time of austerity after 2010? This... Read More about Why did UK governments cut road building in the 1990s and expand it after 2010?.

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?.

When urban environments meet pedestrians' thoughts: Implications for pedestrian affect (2019)
Journal Article
Calvert, T., Jain, J., & Chatterjee, K. (2019). When urban environments meet pedestrians' thoughts: Implications for pedestrian affect. Mobilities, 14(5), 545-560. https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2019.1613025

This UK-based study explores the ways in which urban environments and pedestrians’ thoughts interact. Such interactions have implications for hedonic wellbeing and affect. Analysis of innovative interviews with pedestrians highlights different orient... Read More about When urban environments meet pedestrians' thoughts: Implications for pedestrian affect.

Employer perceptions of the business benefits of sustainable transport: A case study of peri-urban employment areas in South West England (2019)
Journal Article
Bartle, C., & Chatterjee, K. (2019). Employer perceptions of the business benefits of sustainable transport: A case study of peri-urban employment areas in South West England. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 126, 297-313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2019.04.012

There is considerable interest in the contribution that workplace-based mobility management in-terventions can make to achieving more sustainable mobility patterns. A number of studies have evaluated the impacts of workplace-based interventions on th... Read More about Employer perceptions of the business benefits of sustainable transport: A case study of peri-urban employment areas in South West England.

The wicked problem of travel time use and the effects of ICTs (2019)
Book Chapter
Lyons, G. (in press). The wicked problem of travel time use and the effects of ICTs. In E. Ben-Elia (Ed.), The Evolving Impact of ICT on Activities and Travel BehaviourElsevier

Travel time matters. It is part of many people’s everyday lives. Saving of travel time and the value attributed to it remain a principal justification for investment in the transport system which in turn shapes that system, its use and in turn influe... Read More about The wicked problem of travel time use and the effects of ICTs.

Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller (2019)
Journal Article
Williams, D., 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

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 of research examin... Read More about Practice ecology of sustainable travel: The importance of institutional policy-making processes beyond the traveller.

Editorial for special issue ‘Walking and cycling for better transport, health and the environment' (2019)
Journal Article
Gerike, R., de Nazelle, A., Wittwer, R., & Parkin, J. (2019). Editorial for special issue ‘Walking and cycling for better transport, health and the environment'. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 123, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2019.02.010

Walking and cycling for transport have gained considerable importance in research and policy making in recent years. Empirical research on correlates of active travel is increasing at a significant pace. Attention has spread from an initially quite d... Read More about Editorial for special issue ‘Walking and cycling for better transport, health and the environment'.

How commuting affects subjective wellbeing (2019)
Journal Article
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Martin, A., & Davis, A. (in press). How commuting affects subjective wellbeing. Transportation, 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-09983-9

Commuting between home and work is routinely performed by workers and any wellbeing impacts of commuting will consequently affect a large proportion of the population. This paper presents findings from analyses of the impact of commuting (time and mo... Read More about How commuting affects subjective wellbeing.

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 MattersPolicy 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 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., 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.

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.