Public transport: from provision to operations

Start date and time

Monday 16 January 2017


Glassroom, Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT.

The Transport Research Institute of Edinburgh Napier University is hosting a seminar on public transport, featuring Nigel Wilson- Professor at MIT, George Lowder-CEO of Transport for Edinburgh, and Tom Rye, Jonathan Cowie and Achille Fonzone from Napier. Please find the programme and the topics of the presentations below.

The seminar will take place in the Glassroom of Edinburgh Napier University, 10 Colinton Road, EH10 5DT at 3pm on 16 January 2017. Please confirm your participation by registering at the following link:

15:00 - 15.05: Iain McIntosh, ENU, Welcome.
15.05 - 15.15: George Lowder, TfE, The importance of enhancing public transport for Edinburgh.
15.15 - 16:00: Nigel Wilson, MIT, Using Automated Data Sources to improve the performance of Public Transport Systems: a framework and applications.
16:00 - 16:25: Tom Rye, ENU, Recent TRI research on public transport.
16:25 - 16:50: Achille Fonzone, ENU, Determining Fare Structures - Evidence and recommendations from a qualitative survey among transport authorities.
16:50 - 17:15: Jonathan Cowie, ENU, Consumer Sovereignty in the British rail industry.
17:15 - 18:00: Drinks and nibbles (Apex above the café)