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Local authority capacity and capability literature review (2023)
Report
Parkhurst, G., & Flower, J. (2023). Local authority capacity and capability literature review. Department for Transport

A literature review of local authority (LA) capacity and capability (C&C) was conducted for the Department for Transport (DfT) by University of the West of England (UWE). The review responded to two main questions: - What are the C&C needs of LAs an... Read More about Local authority capacity and capability literature review.

Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people (2023)
Report
Collings, S., Chatterjee, K., Cope, A., Burns, T., & Adeel, M. (2023). Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people. Bristol: UWE Bristol

In the UK many disadvantaged groups lack transport choices, including young people aged 16-24. There has been little research to identify and understand the transport issues and barriers experienced by young people. This report is the first of its ki... Read More about Transport to thrive: Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people.

Future of mobility (2023)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (2023). Future of mobility. ITS International, 24-28

This article offers a personal perspective on the future of mobility, drawing upon the author's 30-year career in the transport sector.

The Atlas of Car Design (2023)
Book
Barlow, J., Bird, G., & Berk, B. (2023). P. Barker (Ed.). The Atlas of Car Design. Phaidon

A fresh take on an eternally popular subject, charting car design's evolution across centuries and continents

West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report (2023)
Report
Chatterjee, K., Parkin, J., Bozovic, T., & Flower, J. (2023). West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report. West of England Combined Authority

The e-scooter rental trial in the West of England started in October 2020 and is part of an England-wide programme of e-scooter trials in cities and towns overseen by the Department for Transport (DfT). There are two operating areas in the West of En... Read More about West of England e-scooter trial evaluation final report.

The challenges of applying cycling design guidance (2023)
Journal Article
Hancock, L., & Parkin, J. (in press). The challenges of applying cycling design guidance. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, https://doi.org/10.1680/jtran.22.00068

Cycle infrastructure provides a means for everyday travel by a mode which is efficient, benign to the environment and confers health benefits on the user. The UK Department for Transport has a funding stream dedicated to providing grants to English h... Read More about The challenges of applying cycling design guidance.

Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme (2023)
Journal Article
Plowden, E., & Parkin, J. (2023). Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme. Journal of Transport and Health, 30, 101610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2023.101610

Introduction: Cycling has multiple health benefits, but its share of commuting mode remains low in the UK. Little is known about barriers and determinants for new sustained recruits to commuting, and few studies have examined new recruits for a suffi... Read More about Maintenance of action: A qualitative study of cycle commuting adoption resulting from a cycle loan scheme.

Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1 (2023)
Report
Flower, J., Ricci, M., & Parkin, J. (2023). Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1. Road Safety Trust

The Road Safety Trust awarded the Centre for Transport and Society at the University of the West of England, Bristol a grant to undertake research relating to the provision of Marked Priority for people walking and cycling across the side road at giv... Read More about Design development of side road crossings for pedestrians and cyclists: Final Report v2.1.

A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility (2023)
Journal Article
Cabanelas, P., Parkhurst, G., Thomopoulos, N., & Lampón, J. F. (2023). A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 47, Article 100964. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2023.100964

The ‘new mobility’ is claimed to promise improved transport services with reduced socioeconomic and environmental impacts whilst at the same time creating high-value business opportunities. The present article contributes to understanding the latter... Read More about A dynamic capability evaluation of emerging business models for new mobility.

Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial (2023)
Journal Article
Speak, A., Taratula-Lyons, M., Clayton, W., & Shergold, I. (2023). Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial. Active Travel Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.16997/ats.1195

E-scooters are the fastest-growing form of micro-mobility, riding a wave of popularity in recent years; in may cities, they have sparked something akin to an urban personal mobility revolution. Despite their popularity, e-scooters raise several chall... Read More about Scooter stories: User and non-user experiences of a shared E-Scooter trial.

Becoming an electric car owner – User experience and the EV community (2022)
Book Chapter
Clayton, W. (2022). Becoming an electric car owner – User experience and the EV community. In Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car (135-157). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120220000015010

This chapter is a review and discussion of the experience of becoming an Electric Vehicle (EV) owner, with a focus on the importance of online EV communities on social media platforms in providing informal support to new owners during the transition... Read More about Becoming an electric car owner – User experience and the EV community.

The electrification of automobility (2022)
Book Chapter
Parkhurst, G. (2022). The electrification of automobility. In Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car (3-12). Bingley: Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120220000015003

Observations worldwide suggest that climate heating has moved from the stage of being a conceptual future threat to being widely recognisable as having a tangible and present impact in the 2020s. The promotion of the electric car, as a key feature of... Read More about The electrification of automobility.

The electric car as a component of future sustainable mobility (2022)
Book Chapter
Parkhurst, G., & Clayton, W. (2022). The electric car as a component of future sustainable mobility. In Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car (231-246). Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120220000015014

The chapter draws on the key findings from across the previous chapters in this book with a view to reaching a synthesis which responds to the key question that motivated the book: ‘to what extent does a shift to electric automobility suggest a susta... Read More about The electric car as a component of future sustainable mobility.

Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car (2022)
Book
Parkhurst, G., & Clayton, W. (Eds.). (2022). Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car. Bingley: Emerald

Transport is responsible for a growing share of global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, emerging as an economic sector for which technical solutions have shown limited benefits and a shift to electric mobility is seen as an essential... Read More about Electrifying Mobility: Realising a Sustainable Future for the Car.

Freight: The final frontier (2022)
Journal Article
Lyons, G. (in press). Freight: The final frontier. Logistics and Transport Focus, 29-30

On 14 July 2022 the 13th event in the PTRC Fireside Chat Series took place. With a panel of experts, this addressed the future of freight. This short article is the author's abridged writeup of that event.

Perceived accessibility of employment sites by jobseekers and the potential relevance of employer-subsidised demand responsive transport to enhance the commute (2022)
Journal Article
Calvert, T., Crawford, F., Parkhurst, G., & Parkin, J. (2022). Perceived accessibility of employment sites by jobseekers and the potential relevance of employer-subsidised demand responsive transport to enhance the commute. Cities, 130, 103872. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2022.103872

The constraints placed by the transport options available to job-seekers are key factors for the accessibility of employment locations and therefore social inclusion. The present paper investigates the importance of these constraints and the potentia... Read More about Perceived accessibility of employment sites by jobseekers and the potential relevance of employer-subsidised demand responsive transport to enhance the commute.

Fair bus fares for young people: A policy briefing assessing bus fare support for young people across the UK (2022)
Report
Collings, S., Chatterjee, K., & Cope, A. (2022). Fair bus fares for young people: A policy briefing assessing bus fare support for young people across the UK. Bristol: UWE Bristol

Between the ages of 16 and 24, young people experience a succession of life changes. During this time, transport plays an important role in helping young people to connect to new experiences, to become independent and to develop their identify. Howev... Read More about Fair bus fares for young people: A policy briefing assessing bus fare support for young people across the UK.

CoDe ZERO - development of a co-designed zero-carbon urban freight system - Final report (2022)
Report
Paddeu, D. (2022). CoDe ZERO - development of a co-designed zero-carbon urban freight system - Final report. Decarbon8 webpage: Decarbon8

This report presents the results of CoDe ZERO, a six-month project funded by the Decarbon8 network through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The aim of the project was to understand challenges and opportunities of freigh... Read More about CoDe ZERO - development of a co-designed zero-carbon urban freight system - Final report.

Tools and processes for practitioners (2022)
Book Chapter
Parkin, J. (2022). Tools and processes for practitioners. In E. Heinen, & T. Gotschi (Eds.), Cycling (111-135). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.atpp.2022.04.006

The purpose of this chapter is to discuss guidance and tools for decision-making and planning. The discussion starts with methods to assess policy, strategy and program level development. This is followed by the technical processes that include mode... Read More about Tools and processes for practitioners.