Professor of Transport and Director of Transport Research Institute
Rye, T., Hrelja, R., & Mullen, C. (2017, August). Partnership working between operators and public transport authorities. Qualities and working practices for functioning collaboration. Paper presented at International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport, Stockholm
Recent research on public transport has seen more focus on issues like coordination, collaboration and steering in complex governance settings. One of the themes in this field...
Rye, T. (2017, May). Why does new transport infrastructure seem to cost more in Scotland and Great Britain than in other northern European countries?. Paper presented at Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Glasgow, Scotland
There is huge demand for new transport infrastructure as local and national government try to deal with congestion, increase social inclusion or regenerate local economies. A...
Rye, T. (2017, May). Transport and economic growth. Presented at SCOTS AGM, Pitlochry
No abstract available.
Rees Jeffreys Road Fund
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...
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...
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...
Rye, T. (2017, January). Joined up transport infrastructure: value for money investment. . Presented at Scottish Transport Infrastructure Conference, Edinburgh
Rye, T., Hunter, D., & Wretstrand, A. (2017, January). Trends In the Use of Dial-a-Ride and DRT Services – in Sweden and the UK. Poster presented at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC
Poster presentation. No abstract available.
Zehra Akgün, E., Monios, J., Rye, T. & Fonzone, A. (2017, January). The role of urban freight transport policies in local transport strategies: a comparison of Scotland, England and Sweden. Paper presented at 49th Annual UTSG Conference, Dublin
Rye, T. & Llewellyn, R. (2016, November). Parking enforcement activity and public attitudes to enforcement: a case study of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) in the context of the EU Push and Pull project. Paper presented at International workshop on the economics of parking, Barcelona, 28th November 2016, University of Barcelona
Effective parking enforcement is absolutely critical to the effective operation and to the public acceptability of on-street parking policy. Very little empirically-based aca...
Rye, T. (2015, May). Why Sweden has the highest public transport mode share in western Europe and what Scotland might be able to learn from this. Paper presented at Scottish Transport Applications and Research Conference, Glasgow, Scotland
This paper first carries out some comparative analysis of travel survey data from different EU countries that collect such data, and in particular at the share of trips made b...
Carreno, M., Bamberg, S., Welsch, J., & Rye, T. (2010, October). The application of psychological theory to enhance the impact and evaluation of mobility management / ’soft’ TDM interventions. Paper presented at 5th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management, Aberdeen
Carreno, M., Bamberg, S., Welsch, J., & Rye, T. (2010, July). How best to evaluate mobility management projects: can psychological theory help?. Paper presented at the XVI Pan-American Conference of Traffic and Transportation Engineering and Logistics, Lisbon
Schreffler, E., Umana, N. U., Garcia Moreno, P. S., Mattsson, C., Rye, T., & Carreno, M. (2010, July). Sustainable urban transport in Central America - a future without the car?. Paper presented at World Association of Transportation Research (WCTR), Lisbon
Is it conceivable to contemplate a future without the car as the center of an urban transportation system? Can emerging economies grow without concomitant growth in car usage?...
Schreffler, E., Welsch, J., Hyllenius, P., Rye, T., & Carreno, M. (2010, July). MAX - new tools for evaluating mobility management. Paper presented at World Association of Transportation Research (WCTR), Lisbon
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...
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,
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
The CIHT Foundation
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...
EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes
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
Developing quality-management-schemes for continuous improvement of the accessibility of the door-to-door mobility-chain in European
Economic and Social Research Council
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...
This project is implementing two inter-related activities: the management of the European Local Transport Information Service website, www.eltis.org, and the promotion of the uptake of sustainable urb...
Active Access aims to increase the use of cycling but especially walking for short everyday trips in local areas, in order to benefit people’s health, and the health of the local economy. It aims to t...
Scottish Funding Council
To support the 'Transport and Scotland's economic and climate change objectives' pilot project
The MAX-project ran from 2006 to 2009 and was the largest research project on Mobility Management within the EU’s sixth framework programme.
The MAX Consortium of 28 partners, served to extend, stan...
The EU has spent considerable efforts in promoting sustainable urban transport for quite some time. One example for this are ELTIS with its databases with best practice examples and teaching and learn...
This research focuses on an analysis of the changes in the Libyan Higher Education Institutions (LHEI...
The role of technical efficiency and product...
Urban freight transportation (UFT) is concerned with the movement of goods in urban areas such as cities, towns and suburbs...
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and ec...
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motorised users despite having t...
Parking plays an important role in mobility, access and the economic development of
cities; at the same tim...
Tom Rye, Professor and Director of TRI at Napier, has been invited by the Scottish Government to serve on the Evidence Group for the development of Scotland's new National Transport Strategy.
6 June 2017
Professor Tom Rye and Dr Jason Monios of the Transport Research Institute gave evidence at a hearing of the Scottish Parliament Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee on 8th February 2017. The aim o...
8 February 2017
TRI wins new project on Scandinavian public transport
24 April 2016
TRI Director provides valuable input to review of streetworks – how and when utility companies dig up the road - being carried out for Scottish Ministers and finds that new powers available in England...
28 March 2016
Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
13 September 2017
1 May 2017
23 April 2017
8 February 2017
2 February 2017
Glassroom, Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT.
16 January 2017
16 January 2017 - 15 June 2017
14 June 2016
19 May 2016
Eric Liddell Centre (Eltham Suite), 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP - (10:00-15:00)
17 February 2016