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Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2015, January). Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?. Paper presented at 47th Annual UTSG Conference

This article responds to Graham-Rowe et al. (2011), which categorised 77 evaluations of transport interventions into 5 levels of ‘quality’. This article focuses on Graham-Rowe et al.’s treatment of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and their recom... Read More about Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?.

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, June). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 2014 Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, March). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014, March). A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010. Poster presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study presents an assessment of exposure to ozone exceedences across Europe using a new methodology based around the Eurostat degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) classification, which provides the ability to categorise exposure into ‘Urban... Read More about A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010.

Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S., Knies, G., & Laurie, H. (2014, January). Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study. Paper presented at 46th Universities' Transport Studies Group Conference

Recent research has indicated that changes in travel behaviour are more likely at the time of major life events. However, there remains much to learn about the extent to which different life events trigger behavioural change and the conditions under... Read More about Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study.

Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics (2014)
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Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., Wilson, R., Anable, J., & Cairns, S. (2014, January). Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics. Paper presented at 46th Universities' Transport Studies Group, Annual Conference January 2014

This paper is an early output from the EPSRC/RCUK Energy Programme project, MOT (Motoring and vehicle Ownership Trends in the UK). The MOT test record dataset recently released by the Department for Transport provides the ability to estimate annual m... Read More about Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics.

Characterising behaviours: Linking theory, behaviour and intervention design using the‘4 dimensions of behaviour’ (4DB) framework (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., & Wilson, C. (2013, February). Characterising behaviours: Linking theory, behaviour and intervention design using the‘4 dimensions of behaviour’ (4DB) framework. Poster presented at The Energy Conference 2013 - energy at the crossroads

There are few ways to distinguish between different ‘types’ of behaviour, and therefore which of these theories may best be applied to understanding any particular one, or which interventions may be best suited to promoting change. For example, how m... Read More about Characterising behaviours: Linking theory, behaviour and intervention design using the‘4 dimensions of behaviour’ (4DB) framework.

Assessing the local sustainable transport fund submissions in relation to disruption (2013)
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Williams, D., Chatterton, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2013, January). Assessing the local sustainable transport fund submissions in relation to disruption. Paper presented at Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG) 2013

The Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) is a £560m investment by the UK Government in local authority transport schemes in England (excluding London). The fund will be matched by local authorities’ own investments from their transport budgets, me... Read More about Assessing the local sustainable transport fund submissions in relation to disruption.

Using disruption as an opportunity to change travel practices (2012)
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Williams, D., Chatterton, T., & Parkhurst, G. (2012, November). Using disruption as an opportunity to change travel practices. Paper presented at 1st International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience

Disruption has negative connotations in society, yet it can provide the opportunity for change to reduce our reliance on high carbon travel practices. Using local authorities in England as the unit of enquiry the paper discusses how local authorities... Read More about Using disruption as an opportunity to change travel practices.

Sharing or separation: Which way for streets of the future? (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Hamilton-Baillie, B., & Melia, S. (2012, May). Sharing or separation: Which way for streets of the future?. Presented at Sharing or Separation: Which way for streets of the future? A debate with Ben Hamilton-Baillie and Steve Melia

This debate will be of particular interest to transport planners, spatial planners, urban designers and anyone interested in the future of our streets and our towns and cities. The ‘shared space’ approach to street design has become very influenti... Read More about Sharing or separation: Which way for streets of the future?.

Leaders and laggards in transport CO2 emissions: The challenges and outcomes of benchmarking sustainable urban transport systems across Europe (2012)
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Waygood, O., Chatterton, T., & Avineri, E. (2012, January). Leaders and laggards in transport CO2 emissions: The challenges and outcomes of benchmarking sustainable urban transport systems across Europe. Paper presented at The 44th Annual UTSG (The Universities' Transport Study Group) Conference

The transport sector represents roughly 18% of the CO2 emissions in the EU and is the only sector that has continued to increase emissions. As most people live and work in cities in the EU, it is important to identify the leaders and laggards with re... Read More about Leaders and laggards in transport CO2 emissions: The challenges and outcomes of benchmarking sustainable urban transport systems across Europe.

Exploring the interactions between life events, neighbourhood choice and car ownership transitions: Insights from a retrospective longitudinal survey (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, B., Lyons, G., & Chatterjee, K. (2012, January). Exploring the interactions between life events, neighbourhood choice and car ownership transitions: Insights from a retrospective longitudinal survey

A great deal has been written about the factors associated with cross-sectional variations in household car ownership. For example, observing that car ownership levels tend to increase with increasing distance from urban centres. However, much less h... Read More about Exploring the interactions between life events, neighbourhood choice and car ownership transitions: Insights from a retrospective longitudinal survey.

Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge (2011)
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Chatterjee, K., Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Cavill, N. (2011, September). Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

The principle that the built environment should be supportive of walking is generally accepted and a wide range of interventions have been carried out in recent years with the aim of increasing walking. This paper presents the findings from a study c... Read More about Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge.

Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bartle, C., Avineri, E., & Chatterjee, K. (2011, January). Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists. Paper presented at 43rd Universities Transport Study Group Conference

Research into the use and behavioural effects of travel information has concentrated on top-down information from transport providers, but little is known about the role of informal information, shared through word-of-mouth, in everyday travel behavi... Read More about Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists.

The paradox of intensification (2010)
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Melia, S. (2010, December). The paradox of intensification. Presented at Centre for Transport and Society Winter Conference

Intensifying cities, increasing their population density, reduces overall car use with benefits to the global environment, but also increases concentrations of traffic, worsening local conditions, unless it is accompanied by constraints on car owners... Read More about The paradox of intensification.

The need for improved sensing technology for estimating emissions and concentrations of pollution at ground-level in the lower latitudes space for Africa: Joint participation, knowledge development and sharing (2010)
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Fagbeja, M., Hill, J., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2010, November). The need for improved sensing technology for estimating emissions and concentrations of pollution at ground-level in the lower latitudes space for Africa: Joint participation, knowledge development and sharing. Presented at International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) 3rd African Regional Conference

Carfree, low car - what's the difference? (2010)
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Melia, S. (2010, October). Carfree, low car - what's the difference?. Paper presented at European Transport Conference

This paper aims to propose a definition and typology of carfree development and to assess the benefits and problems associated with it. It aims to contrast these with the concept and practice of ‘low car’ development. Through a review of the litera... Read More about Carfree, low car - what's the difference?.



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