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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?.

Walking as a service – Does it have legs? (2020)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2020). Walking as a service – Does it have legs?. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 137, 271-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2020.05.015

Amidst the hype and prospects offered by technological innovation for shaping the future of mobility, it can be easy to overlook the humble and enduring place and potential of walking as a means of movement in our mobility system. Yet walking may alr... Read More about Walking as a service – Does it have legs?.

Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative (2020)
Report
Lyons, G. (2020). Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative. Bristol: University of the West of England and Mott MacDonald

Driverless cars (DCs) have in recent years been the subject of substantial investment and anticipation, as well as hype and exasperation. Governments have been drawn into a race for the gold at the end of the DC rainbow. But not everyone shares this... Read More about Driverless cars – a great opportunity for society? Final report of the Driverless Cars Emulsion initiative.

Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre (2020)
Report
Melia, S., & Calvert, T. (2020). Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre. Bristol: West Somerset and Taunton Council, Rees Jeffreys Road Fund

This study evaluated the traffic and travel impacts of a trial pedestrianisation scheme in Taunton town centre. The scope of the scheme, and the research project, were both scaled back. The only road to be closed during the trial was a short sectio... Read More about Disappearing Traffic? An Evaluation of Pedestrianisation in Taunton Town Centre.

Urban expansion, road building and loss of countryside - a non-linear relationship (2020)
Journal Article
Melia, S. (2020). Urban expansion, road building and loss of countryside - a non-linear relationship. World Transport Policy and Practice, 26(2), 44 - 51

This study conducted a secondary analysis of data from a previous study of the geographical distribution of ‘undisturbed’ countryside in England. It juxtaposes the proportion of undisturbed countryside in each local authority area against the total... Read More about Urban expansion, road building and loss of countryside - a non-linear relationship.

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 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.

Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making (2020)
Journal Article
Paddeu, D., & Aditjandra, P. (2020). Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making. Sustainability, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/SU12010441

© 2020 by the authors. In the upcoming era of new technologies, a transport system is expected to be 'more sustainable,' 'safer,' and 'more efficient.' However, to what extent is this true? Based on the results of a series of stakeholder engagement w... Read More about Shaping urban freight systems via a participatory approach to inform policy-making.

Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective (2019)
Book Chapter
Banister, D., Cornet, Y., Givoni, M., & Lyons, G. (2019). Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective. In R. Hickman, B. M. Lira, M. Givoni, & K. Geurs (Eds.), A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity. , (197-208). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788119825.00023

This chapter introduces and develops the concept of reasonable travel time. This is defined as “a door-to-door journey time that is acceptable to the individual traveller for reaching a particular destination and its associated activities, given the... Read More about Reasonable travel time – the traveller’s perspective.

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. (2019). 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

© 2019, The Author(s). 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... 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.

Future Mobility (2019)
Book Chapter
Lyons, G. (2019). Future Mobility. In I. Docherty, & J. Shaw (Eds.), Transport Matters. , (381-400). Policy Press

Changing demographics (2019)
Book Chapter
Musselwhite, C., & Chatterjee, K. (2019). Changing demographics. In I. Docherty, & J. Shaw (Eds.), Transport Matters, (327-347). Bristol: Policy Press

Older people are travelling more than previous generations, especially by private vehicle. By contrast there has been a decline in car use among the younger population. We highlight how many of the reasons for these trends lie outside the transport s... Read More about Changing demographics.

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?.

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. (2020). Commuting and wellbeing: a critical overview of the literature with implications for policy and future research. Transport Reviews, 40(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2019.1649317

© 2019, © 2019 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This review provides a critical overview of what has been learnt about commuting’s impact on subjective wellbeing (SWB). It is structured around a con... Read More about Commuting and wellbeing: a critical overview of the literature with implications for policy and future research.



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