Achille Fonzone

Achille Fonzone

Dr Achille Fonzone

Associate Professor

Biography

Achille is Associate Professor of Transport Analysis and Planning at Edinburgh Napier University.
He has a background in Civil Engineering, a PhD in Transport and Planning, a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
He has 37 peer-reviewed publications. He has published in the top-ranking transport scientific journals, including Transportation Research Part A, B and C. He has been invited to give talks at several international Universities and important transport organisations. He is member of the EPSRC Review College, editor of the Journal of Intelligent Transport Systems and of a special issue of Transportation Research Part A. He is fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Editorial Activity

  • Associate editor of Journal of Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Guest editor of Transportation Research Part A

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Best paper from a Young Professional at Scottish Transport Applications and Research conference 2016
  • Best paper at mobil.TUM 2016

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Associate member of EPSRC peer review college

 

Invited Speaker

  • Seminar at UC Davis, USA
  • Seminar at King’s College London
  • Lecture at Smart Mobility Summer School, Universidad de Verano de Maspalomas, Spain
  • Webinar for TRB Traffic Flow Committee
  • Seminar at Kyoto University, Japan
  • Seminar at Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
  • Keynote presentation at 5th Polish National Scientific Technical Conference

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD viva at University of Leeds
  • Member of Final Examination Committee for the PhD programme "Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Civile e Architettura" of the University of Cagliari
  • PhD examiner at KTH, Stockholm
  • PhD viva Rapporteur at Laboratoire Ville Mobilité Transport (LVMT), Paris

 

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Understanding transport mode choice for commuting: the role of affect

Journal Article
Ababio-Donkor, A., Saleh, W., & Fonzone, A. (2020)
Understanding transport mode choice for commuting: the role of affect. Transportation Planning and Technology, 43(4), 385-403. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2020.1747203
This study examines the relationship between positive and negative user valence and transport mode choice behaviour. We integrate latent attitudes ‘affect’ and ‘salience’ into...

The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents

Journal Article
Fountas, G., Fonzone, A., Gharavi, N., & Rye, T. (in press)
The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 27, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2020.100124
This study seeks to identify and analyze variations in the effect of contributing factors on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents across various lighting and weather ...

Use of ubiquitous real-time bus passenger information

Journal Article
Islam, M. F., Fonzone, A., MacIver, A., & Dickinson, K. (2020)
Use of ubiquitous real-time bus passenger information. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 14(3), 139-147. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-its.2019.0324
Ubiquitous real-time passenger information (URTPI) enhances the perceived quality of service of public transport and enables travellers to make better pre-trip and en-route tr...

Supporting Urban Consolidation Centres with Urban Freight Transport Policies: A Comparative Study of Scotland and Sweden

Journal Article
Akgün, E. Z., Monios, J., & Fonzone, A. (2019)
Supporting Urban Consolidation Centres with Urban Freight Transport Policies: A Comparative Study of Scotland and Sweden. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 23(3), 291-310. https://doi.org/10.1080/13675567.2019.1679743
This study investigates how supportive urban freight transport (UFT) policies work in conjunction with stakeholder collaboration to support public-led urban consolidation cent...

Transferred versus local Safety Performance Functions: A geographical analysis considering two European case studies

Journal Article
Intini, P., Berloco, N., Binetti, R., Fonzone, A., Ranieri, V., & Colonna, P. (2019)
Transferred versus local Safety Performance Functions: A geographical analysis considering two European case studies. Safety Science, 120, 906-921. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.08.013
Two main approaches can be used to predict road accidents: transferring existing Safety Performance Functions (SPFs) from other areas (transferred SPFs), and developing local ...

Operational and policy implications of ridesourcing services: a case of Uber in London, UK

Journal Article
Jama Mohamed, M., Rye, T., & Fonzone, A. (2019)
Operational and policy implications of ridesourcing services: a case of Uber in London, UK. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(4), 823-836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2019.07.013
New technologically driven, on-demand ridesourcing business models that provide low-cost alternative transport to car ownership and public transport – such as those provided b...

Study of the Accessibility Inequalities of Cordon-Based Pricing Strategies Using a Multimodal Theil Index

Journal Article
Comporeale, R., Caggiani, L., Fonzone, R., & Ottomanelli, M. (2019)
Study of the Accessibility Inequalities of Cordon-Based Pricing Strategies Using a Multimodal Theil Index. Transportation Planning and Technology, 42(5), https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2019.1609222
The implementation of an appropriate pricing policy in an urban area could alleviate both environmental and congestion problems by encouraging a shift towards more sustainable...

Simulating the actions of commuters using a multi-agent system

Journal Article
Urquhart, N., Powers, S., Wall, Z., Fonzone, A., Ge, J., & Polhill, G. (2019)
Simulating the actions of commuters using a multi-agent system. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 22(2), https://doi.org/10.18564/jasss.4007
The activity of commuting to and from a place of work affects not only those travelling but also wider society through their contribution to congestion and pollution. It is de...

Influences on urban freight transport policy choice by local authorities

Journal Article
Akgün, E. Z., Monios, J., Rye, T., & Fonzone, A. (2019)
Influences on urban freight transport policy choice by local authorities. Transport Policy, 75, 88-98. doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2019.01.009
Individual freight transport policies have been investigated in the literature extensively in the last 10–15 years, yet there has surprisingly been very little attention to th...

Recovery time and propagation effects of passenger transport disruptions

Journal Article
Malandri, C., Malandria, C., Fonzone, A., & Cats, O. (2018)
Recovery time and propagation effects of passenger transport disruptions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 505, 7-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2018.03.028
We propose a method to evaluate public transport network vulnerability. We study the evolution of the passenger Volume Over Capacity (VOC) ratio throughout the network to meas...

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