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Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., & Saleh, W. (2014)
Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 11(1), 28-43. https://doi.org/10.1108/wjstsd-08-2013-0036
Purpose – There is gap in literature on understanding of the issues of following headway behaviour of the driver and a lack of sufficient data in different traffic conditions....

Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures.

Presentation / Conference
Borthwick, S., & Carreno, M. (2012, January)
Persuading people to purchase low-emission cars: The potential role of green policy measures. Paper presented at International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, Changsha, China
This paper begins by providing a brief review of the different types of ‘green’ policy taxation measures introduced by various governments to incentivise the purchase of lower...

Driving cycle pattern for cars in medium sized city of India.

Book Chapter
Sinha, S., & Kumar, R. (2013)
Driving cycle pattern for cars in medium sized city of India. In A. Fujiwara (Ed.), Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, 224. Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
The regulatory modified Indian driving cycle has uniform acceleration and deceleration pattern and uniform speed as it is adopted from European driving cycle. In medium sized ...

Traffic accidents reductions in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and the way forward

Presentation / Conference
Al-Atawi, A. M., Kumar, R., & Saleh, W. (2014, August)
Traffic accidents reductions in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and the way forward. Paper presented at WASD 12th International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles - Montreal, Canada
It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in Saudi Arabia exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such a...

MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country.

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., Shukla, S., & Saleh, W. (2015)
MOVES model for idling emission of signalised junction in developing country. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 12(1), 25-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-06-2014-0009
Purpose The purpose of this paper is estimation of total emission during idling of vehicles and validate emission results from real-world data. Design/methodology/approach M...

Link-based route choice considering risk aversion, disappointment and regret

Conference Proceeding
Fonzone, A., Schmoecker, J., Ma, J., & Fukuda, D. (2012)
Link-based route choice considering risk aversion, disappointment and regret. In 91st Annual TRB Meeting online
In networks with uncertain link travel times route guidance information should consider traveller preferences (1). Risk-averse travellers prefer safer options but might feel u...

Intermodal terminal concessions: Lessons from the port sector

Journal Article
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2015)
Intermodal terminal concessions: Lessons from the port sector. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 14, 90-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rtbm.2014.09.002
Tendering procedures for concession of port terminals to private operators have been the subject of considerable interest during the last decade. As a consequence, keys to eff...

Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework.

Book
Monios, J., & Bergqvist, R. (2016)
Intermodal freight terminals: a life cycle governance framework. Ashgate Publishing
Much work has been done on port governance yet little has addressed intermodal terminal governance, despite the clear similarities. This book fills that gap by establishing a ...

How real world driving differs in heterogeneous traffic condition.

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Parida, P., Durai, B. K., & Saleh, W. (2013)
How real world driving differs in heterogeneous traffic condition. World journal of science, technology and sustainable development, 10, 66-80. https://doi.org/10.1108/20425941311313119
Purpose – Heterogeneous traffic in Delhi is complex to understand due its typical composition, speed acceleration, cruising, deceleration and idling activity in flow. To arriv...

Idling emission at signalised intersection- A case study in Delhi.

Presentation / Conference
Kumar, R., Parida, P., Shukla, S., & Saleh, W. (2014, August)
Idling emission at signalised intersection- A case study in Delhi. Paper presented at WASD 2014 International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles - Montreal, Canada
Exhaust emissions from idling vehicles at signalised traffic intersections is always of interest to researcher. In this paper, a case study of Ashram intersection of Delhi is ...
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SMART NETS: Signal management in real time for urban traffic networks

2001 - 2004
SMART NETS aims at enabling a significant improvement of the international state-of-the-art in real-time network-wide urban traffic control via application, demonstration, and comparative evaluation o...
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes

ORIGAMI

2011 - 2013
ORIGAMI is concerned with improvements in long-distance door-to-door passenger transport chains through improved co-modality and intermodality. The project addresses the potential for greater efficien...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £506,454

PROGRESS: Pricing road use for greater responsibility, efficiency and sustainability in cities

2000 - 2004
The overall objective of PROGRESS is 'to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness and acceptance of integrated urban transport pricing schemes to achieve transport goals and raise revenue.' The obj...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £419,282

COMPASS

2011 - 2013
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Funder: European Commission | Value: £440,277

Eco-1 Hydrogent Gas Engine

2011 - 2012
Modern motor engines have currently maximised efficiencies (using hydrocarbon fuels) but continue to be hazardous to health as they continue to emit poisonous fumes (especially CO and HC). A hydrogen ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

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

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

Mainstreaming Innovation - CiC Online

2013 - 2014
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...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,328

EURAMP

2004 - 2007
EUropean RAmp Metering Project (EURAMP) EURAMP is a comprehensive, up-to-date, representative, collective European action focused on ramp metering control measures in European motorways in the aim of...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £201,796