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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...

Environmental and economic assessment of traffic-related air pollution using aggregate spatial information: A case study of Balneário Camboriú, Brazil

Journal Article
Tischer, V., Fountas, G., Polette, M., & Rye, T. (2019)
Environmental and economic assessment of traffic-related air pollution using aggregate spatial information: A case study of Balneário Camboriú, Brazil. Journal of Transport and Health, 14, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100592
Introduction Transportation is one of the main determinants of atmospheric pollutant emissions in urban areas. This externality has direct environmental, economic and public ...

A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data

Journal Article
Fountas, G., & Rye, T. (in press)
A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data. Procedia Computer Science, 151, 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.04.030
This study provides an empirical analysis of the severity outcomes of injury accidents (i.e., accidents that resulted in an injury-involved outcome) by exploring the possibili...

Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Wretstrand, A. (2019)
Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis. Sustainability, 11(7), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11071894
(Article in Special Issue "Accessibility and Transportation Equity") The topic of social equity in transport planning has been dealt with, in particular, by authors such as M...

Who Is (Likely) Peer-Reviewing Your Papers? A Partial Insight into the World’s Top Reviewers

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., D'Amico, B., & Rye, T. (2019)
Who Is (Likely) Peer-Reviewing Your Papers? A Partial Insight into the World’s Top Reviewers. Publications, 7(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.3390/publications7010015
Scientific publishing is experiencing unprecedented growth in terms of outputs across all fields. Inevitably this creates pressure throughout the system on a number of entitie...

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...

Workshop 4 report: Criteria for successful collaboration.

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Isaksson, K. (2018)
Workshop 4 report: Criteria for successful collaboration. Research in Transportation Economics, 69, 344-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2018.08.004
This paper synthesizes evidence from Workshop 4 ‘Criteria for successful collaboration’ of the 15th International Conference on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Tra...

Collaboration in public transport planning – Why, how and what?

Journal Article
Paulsson, A., Isaksson, K., Sørensen, C. H., Hrelja, R., Rye, T., & Scholten, C. (2018)
Collaboration in public transport planning – Why, how and what?. Research in Transportation Economics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2018.06.013
This paper is about collaboration in public transport governance. Drawing upon the emerging literature that views collaboration through the lens of networks, we explore why an...

Partnerships between operators and public transport authorities. Working practices in relational contracting and collaborative partnerships

Journal Article
Hrelja, R., Rye, T., & Mullen, C. (2018)
Partnerships between operators and public transport authorities. Working practices in relational contracting and collaborative partnerships. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 116, 327-338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2018.06.032
Recent research on public transport has seen increasing focus on issues like coordination, collaboration and steering in complex governance settings. One of the themes in this...

The relationship between formal and informal institutions for governance of public transport

Journal Article
Rye, T., Monios, J., Hrelja, R., & Isaksson, K. (2018)
The relationship between formal and informal institutions for governance of public transport. Journal of Transport Geography, 69, 196-206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2018.04.025
The purpose of this paper is to understand the relationship between the formal (governance established in law) and informal institutions (governance not established in law) th...
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Continental Style Zebra Crossings

2018 - 2019
This project is to assess the feasibility of making continental style zebra crossings legal on Scotland's roads and to test their impact on pedestrian safety, attitudes and experience. Scotland provi...
Funder: Rees Jeffreys Road Fund | Value: £18,480

Actions demonstrate how Park4SUMP will lead to achieve sustainable transport in urban areas by strategically integrating innovative parking management solutions into SUMP policies

2018 - 2022
Parking management should be an important part of sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP) but unfortunately, it is one the most underdeveloped segments. Most EU member states lack national level po...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £187,417

PROSPERITY

2016 - 2019
The objectives of this project are as follows. The project will: 1. Produce a culture shift in terms of environment for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in member states and in the organisatio...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £254,160

DYNAMO

2015 - 2016
The CIVITAS-DYN@MO mission is to strengthen sustainable mobility through promoting non-polluting lifestyles, through social interaction and collaboration on the basis of the new media, and through in...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £115,400

PUSH & PULL

2014 - 2017
The project aims to improve urban mobility in European cities by means of parking space management combined with mobility management measures. By introducing paid parking, increasing parking fees, red...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £84,325

CIVITAS CAPITAL

2013 - 2016
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £62,823

IntelliBike: an instrumented bicycle for cycling infrastructure

2011 - 2015
To develop an instrumented bicycle (IntelliBike) to monitor cycleway condition, ride-quality and environmental variables. This will optimise maintenance expenditure, improve Britain’s cycleways and pr...
Funder: The CIHT Foundation | Value: £5,000

Transport Learning

2011 - 2014
Producing and delivering training material on various aspects of sustainable transport in different convergence regions of the EU.  Napier has key role as trainer and producer of materials
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

ISEMOA

2010 - 2013
Developing quality-management-schemes for continuous improvement of the accessibility of the door-to-door mobility-chain in European
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

UKTRC - Long-term programme example project

2010 - 2013
The research project examines whether and how governance structures make a difference to policy effectiveness (design and delivery) and accountability within the field of carbon emissions management a...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £15,286
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Biogenic construction materials for a circular economy and climate change mitigation: scalability and sustainability

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

Analysis on the latest bicycle sharing schemes in China

2018 - date
Yusong Zhang | Director of Studies: Prof Tom Rye | Second Supervisor: Dr Jonathan Cowie

A social equity analysis in Scottish transport policy

2018 - date
Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | 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

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

Identifying barriers to the implementation of bus policy at a local level in Great Britain using a decision support framework

2015 - 2018
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and ec...
Dr Clare McTigue | Director of Studies: Prof Tom Rye | Second Supervisor: Dr Jason Monios

Modelling and analysing cyclist road safety performance in Scotland: a safety in numbers perspective

2015 - 2019
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motor...
Suzanne Meade | Director of Studies: Dr Kathryn Stewart | Second Supervisor: Ian Smith

Impact of UberPOOL Ridesourcing Service on Public Transport

2015 - date
Mohamed Jama Mohamed | Director of Studies: Dr Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Prof Tom Rye

The role of technical efficiency and productivity evolution in port development: An application to the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ports

2013 - 2018
The role of technical efficiency and product...
Shelly-Ann Julien | Director of Studies: Dr Jason Monios | Second Supervisor: Prof Tom Rye