Professor of Transport and Director of Transport Research Institute
Taylor, M. & Dalton, A. (2017). Bad vibrations for cyclists in the city. Scotland on Sunday
Article published on risk of nerve damage associated with poor cycling infrastructure in the City of Edinburgh. Research collaboration with Professor Chris Oliver (Edinburgh ...
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. doi: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...
Martin Moral, E. & Fonzone, A. (2017). Bike share usage characterization-initial results from a cluster analysis of London santander cycles scheme data. In UnknownISBN Unknown
SUNRISE will develop, implement, assess and facilitate learning about new, collaborative ways to address common mobility challenges at the neighbourhood level. Towards this aim, 6 cities will foster c...
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...
Qatar National Research Fund
Analysis of research of pedestrian movement in urban areas
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08 October 2017
Cyclists are risking permanent nerve damage due to poor road surfaces, research by Edinburgh Napier University reported in The Scotsman suggests.
The research sug...
Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering
Senior Research Fellow
Rye, T. (2017). Nobody digs roads worsened by work. Scotsman Newspaper
Nobody digs roads worsened by work Read more at: http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/in-full/nobody-digs-roads-worsened-by-work-1-4335070
De Gruyter, C., Rose, G., Currie, G., & Rye, T. (2017). Travel Plans for New Developments: A Global Review. In Proceedings Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Travel plans, also known as Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plans, can be required for new infill and greenfield developments through the land use planning and approval...
McTigue, C., Rye, T. & Monios, J. (2016). The role of reporting mechanisms in transport policy implementation by local authorities in England. In Proceedings of World Conference on Transport Research
Bergqvist, R. & Monios, J. (2016). Inbound logistics, the last mile and intermodal high capacity transport. In Proceedings of World Conference on Transport Research
Some of the biggest challenges for intermodal transport competitiveness are the extra handling costs and pre- and post-haulage costs. This paper investigates the use of Interm...
Mladenovic, L., Plevnik, A., & Rye, T. (2016). A Comparison of Policy Transfer Processes: Different Sustainable Transport Concepts Transferred to and from Different Countries. In Proceedings of Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Policy transfer is the process of applying a policy, or knowledge that informs a policy, from one setting to another. The European Union (EU) provides the ideal platform for k...
Nyberg, R. G., Yella, S., Gupta, N. K., & Dougherty, M. (2015). Inter-rater reliability in determining the types of vegetation on railway trackbeds. In J. Wang, W. Cellary, D. Wang, H. Wang, S. Chen, T. Li, & Y. Zhang (Eds.), Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2015, 379-390. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26187-4_36
Vegetation growing on railway trackbeds and embankments can present several potential problems. Consequently, such vegetation is controlled through various maintenance procedu...
Yella, S., Nyberg, R. G., Gupta, N. K., & Dougherty, M. (2015). Reliability of manual assessments in determining the types of vegetation on railway tracks. In J. Wang, W. Cellary, D. Wang, H. Wang, S. Chen, T. Li, & Y. Zhang (Eds.), Web Information Systems Engineering – WISE 2015, 391-399. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26187-4_37
Current day vegetation assessments within railway maintenance are (to a large extent) carried out manually. This study has investigated the reliability of such manual assessme...
Reza, H., Zhang, B., & Gupta, N. K. (2014). Assessment of efficiency of air abrasive cleaning on masonry stones and bricks using greyscale Imaging analysis. In Proc. of the Second Intl. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Construction Engineering
Advanced greyscale imaging analysis was
conducted using Adobe Photoshop 6 on the surfaces of masonry
stones and clay bricks, taken from old buildings, to accurately
Julien, S. & Monios, J. (2014). Understanding seaport competitiveness of global transhipment hub ports in the Caribbean region: an application of a generalized diamond model. In Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Conference
Nyberg, R., Gupta, N., Yella, S. & Dougherty, M. (2014). Machine Vision For Condition Monitoring Vegetation On Railway Embankments. In Proceedings of 6th IET Conference on Railway Condition Monitoring, RCM, 1-7. ISBN 978-1-84919-913-1
National Railway Administration in Northern Europe do not employ systematic procedures in monitoring the current state of vegetation to form the basis of maintenance decision ...
Quddus, M., Bell, M., Schmöcker, J. & Fonzone, A. (2013). The impact of the congestion charge on the retail sector in London: an econometric analysis. In unknownISBN unknown
Kumar, R., & Parida, P. (2012). Evaluation of following headway behaviour in mixed traffic condition in north east part of India. In A. Ahmed (Ed.), 2013 World Sustainable Development Outlook: Sustainable Development - New Multi-Disciplinary Approaches and Methodologies, 365-390
Purpose: Both a lack of understanding of the issues for following headway behaviour of the driver and a lack of sufficient data in different traffic condition have been major ...
The Research Funding Council of Norway
The SeaConAZ project represents a holistic perspective on the supply chains of consmables produced in China destined for Norweigan retailers, with references to similar structures pertaining to Swedis...
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...
Building on the current success of the Rosyth-Zeebrugge RoRo service, this study is geared towards providing a long-term “concrete” and sustainable Motorway of the Sea (MoS) service between Scotland a...
The project will report on the environmental benefits of the Lifting the Spirit whisky by rail trials. Bulk spirit, normally conveyed by specialist road tankers from Speyside to Central Scotland bottl...
It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such as di...
The overall aim of this exchange programme is to bring together an international team of researchers to establish a research network with a wide variety of skills in operations research, safety and se...
A cost standardization study to cover the San Diego and MTS (Greater San Diego) area
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 project aims to reduce carbon emissions through research and application of integrated sustainable infrastructure in the existing built environment that could be replicated on existing and new bui...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
To compare the vehicular driving cycle of a small town in an EU member state against the standard EU cycle and obtain the primary energy requirements for road transport. Furthermore, to explore the sa...
A demand review for taxis and for hire vehicles on behalf of the City of Seattle and King County. Developing a demand model for the city on the basis of a large scale survey undertaken by Napier and i...
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 aim of ma...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry,...
Transport policies are developed to manage the social, environmental and economic impacts caused by transportation activity. Inappropriately designed...
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
25 April 2016
TRI working in collaboration with Dutch consultancy Inno-V have been appointed by the UK’s Urban Transport Group – which represents public bodies responsible for coordinating ...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
10 March 2016
Dr Achille Fonzone and Ruggiero Lovreglio (a visiting student from Politecnico di Bari who spent almost 2 years at TRI between 2013 and 2015) were invited to wr...
16 June 2016
TRi PhD student Moira Weir successfully completed her PhD research entitled ‘The role of taxis in the supply of transport to the night time economy and identification of the b...
08 February 2017
13 February 2017
19 April 2017
07 June 2017
03 April 2017
The Safer Roads, Safer Vehicles, Safer Road Users, Safer Speeds Conference was held in Stirling on 3 April 2017. The conference saw over 75 industry practitioners from a mixt...
25 January 2017
The effects of Brexit on the supply chain of transport professionals to industry is of critical interest to government and the private sector at present. To maintain competi...
28 July 2017
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is the foremost professional body in transportation planning and engineering, representing over 11,500 members ...
16 October 2017