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The marginalisation of bicycling in Modernist urban transport planning

Journal Article
Koglin, T., & Rye, T. (2014)
The marginalisation of bicycling in Modernist urban transport planning. Journal of transport & health, 1(4), (214-222). ISSN 2214-1405
This article deals with the scientific factors that have contributed to the dominance of motorised transport and the development of theoretical approaches in transport plannin...

Concessionary bus fares for older people in Scotland – are they achieving their objectives?

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Mykura, W. (2009)
Concessionary bus fares for older people in Scotland – are they achieving their objectives?. Journal of transport geography, 17(6), 451-456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2008.08.003
A concessionary fare (hereafter referred to as a “concession”) is offered to defined groups of people to travel at a reduced fare on public transport. This paper discusses con...

The role of market research and consultation in developing parking policy

Journal Article
Rye, T., Hunton, K., Ison, S., & Kocak, N. (2008)
The role of market research and consultation in developing parking policy. Transport policy, 15(6), 387-394. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2008.12.005
There is a demonstrable link between parking availability, price and mode choice, and parking policy has been shown to be a powerful demand management tool. Parking however is...

Edinburgh's Congestion Charging Plans: An Analysis of Reasons for Non-Implementation

Journal Article
Rye, T., Gaunt, M., & Ison, S. (2008)
Edinburgh's Congestion Charging Plans: An Analysis of Reasons for Non-Implementation. Transportation Planning and Technology, 31(6), 641-661. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060802492686
The City of Edinburgh in Scotland in the UK had advanced plans for a congestion charging scheme until 25 February 2005. However, these plans were abandoned at that time after ...

Mind the gap! The UK's record in European perspective

Book Chapter
Rye, T. (2008)
Mind the gap! The UK's record in European perspective. In I. Docherty, & J. Shaw (Eds.), Traffic jam: Ten years of 'sustainable' transport in the UK, 205-230. Policy Press. https://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0010
This chapter examines the changes or improvements in the transport sector in Great Britain from 1998 to 2008, and compares them with those of other European countries. It eval...

Concessionary fares and bus operator reimbursement in Scotland and Wales: No better or no worse off?

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Carreno, M. (2008)
Concessionary fares and bus operator reimbursement in Scotland and Wales: No better or no worse off?. Transport policy, 15(4), 242-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2008.06.003
Governments in the three constituent countries in Britain—Scotland, Wales and England—have recently introduced much more generous concessionary fares on buses for people of 60...

The European and Asian Experience of Implementing Congestion Charging: Its Applicability to the United States

Book Chapter
Rye, T., & Ison, S. (2008)
The European and Asian Experience of Implementing Congestion Charging: Its Applicability to the United States. In Road Congestion Pricing in EuropeGloucester, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781848441453.00022

Expansion of a controlled parking zone (CPZ) and its influence on modal split: the case of Edinburgh.

Journal Article
Rye, T., Cowan, T., & Ison, S. (2007)
Expansion of a controlled parking zone (CPZ) and its influence on modal split: the case of Edinburgh. Transportation Planning and Technology, 29(1), 75-89. https://doi.org/10.1080/03081060600585368
This article considers the inter-relationship between on-street parking and choice of mode for journeys to work in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. This city is typical of many...

Public Acceptability of Road User Charging: The Case of Edinburgh and the 2005 Referendum

Journal Article
Gaunt, M., Rye, T., & Allen, S. (2007)
Public Acceptability of Road User Charging: The Case of Edinburgh and the 2005 Referendum. Transport Reviews, 27(1), 85-102. https://doi.org/10.1080/01441640600831299
In February 2005 residents of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK, were given the opportunity to vote in a referendum on the introduction of a road user charging scheme, which had been ...

Car parking management at airports: A special case?

Journal Article
Aldridge, K., Carreno, M., Ison, S., Rye, T., & Straker, I. (2006)
Car parking management at airports: A special case?. Transport policy, 13(6), 511-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2006.05.002
The number of employees who daily commute to an airport represents, on average, one quarter to one half of the daily number of passengers. At UK airports it is rare for employ...
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Continental Style Zebra Crossings

2018 - 2020
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: £18,479

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

Active Access

2009 - 2012
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...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £308,400