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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,
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. (in press)
Use of ubiquitous real-time bus passenger information. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 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. (in press)
Supporting Urban Consolidation Centres with Urban Freight Transport Policies: A Comparative Study of Scotland and Sweden. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 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...

Evolving solution choice and decision support for a real-world optimisation problem

Conference Proceeding
Urquhart, N., & Fonzone, A. (2017)
Evolving solution choice and decision support for a real-world optimisation problem. In Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2017, (1264-1271). https://doi.org/10.1145/3071178.3071207
Agencies who provide social care services typically have to optimise staff allocations and the travel whilst attempting to satisfy conflicting objectives. In such cases it i...
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Group activity and travel scheduling with shared autonomous vehicles

2019 - date
Akinwole Obafemi | Director of Studies: Dr Grigorios Fountas | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Life cycle assessment of energy efficiency upgrades in residential buildings based on government approaches to reduce carbon emissions of the built environment.

2018 - date
Ina Peukes | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

A social equity analysis in Scottish transport policy

2018 - date
Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Interdisciplinary systematic approach for anticipatory decision making in cities

2018 - date
Mr Ricardo Weigend | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Cargo Tram - a chance to relieve city streets?

2018 - date
Silke Hoehl | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Urquhart | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Shared ownership and use of vehicles in the Autonomous Vehicle era.

2017 - date
Mr. Sayed Faruque | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Grigorios Fountas

Mode choice modelling using elements of mindspace and structural equation modelling

2016 - date
Ing Augustus Ababio-Donkor | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Using local transport policies to support urban freight consolidation centres

2015 - date
Urban freight transportation (UFT) is concerned with the movement of goods in urban areas such as cities, towns and suburbs...
Emine Akgun | Director of Studies: Prof Tom Rye | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

Cyclic performance of rubber-soil mixtures to enhance seismic protection

2015 - date
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introduction ...
Mr Juan Bernal-Sanchez | Director of Studies: Dr John McDougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez