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A Theoretical and Evidence Based Assessment of the Economics of Last Mile Delivery Consolidation

Presentation / Conference
Cowie, J., & Fisken, K. (2019, December)
A Theoretical and Evidence Based Assessment of the Economics of Last Mile Delivery Consolidation. Paper presented at 6th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight, University of Cambridge
Much research literature suggests that one mechanism through which the sustainability of road freight could be enhanced within the urban context, is through consolidation of c...

Equality of restraint: Reframing road safety through the ethics of private motorised transport

Journal Article
Davis, A. L., & Obree, D. (2020)
Equality of restraint: Reframing road safety through the ethics of private motorised transport. Journal of transport & health, 19, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2020.100970
Background Motoring is an emancipation. It is both an individual freedom and a collective freedom with car ownership at 30, 491, 000 vehicles by 2019 in Great Britain. Yet, as...

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...

Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective

Book Chapter
Davis, A. (2020)
Transport and health: A personal and UK perspective. In C. Curtis (Ed.), Handbook of Sustainable Transport (48-57). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781789900477.00016
Starting in an era where three quantifiable impacts of road transport were viewed as the sum total of impacts – casualties and air and noise pollution – from the embryo of the...

A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data

Journal Article
Fountas, G., & Rye, T. (2019)
A note on accounting for underlying injury-severity states in statistical modeling of injury accident data. Procedia Computer Science, 151, 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2019.04.030
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...

A triple-win scenario for horizontal collaboration in logistics: determining enabling and key success factors.

Journal Article
Palmieri, A., Pomponi, F., & Russo, A. (2019)
A triple-win scenario for horizontal collaboration in logistics: determining enabling and key success factors. Business Strategy and the Environment, 28(6), 1166-1178. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2309
Horizontal collaborations emerged as a new strategic option in the logistics sector during the last decade. However, successful implementation of horizontal collaborations is ...

Identifying material, geographical and institutional mobilities in the global maritime trade system.

Book Chapter
Monios, J., & Wilmsmeier, G. (2015)
Identifying material, geographical and institutional mobilities in the global maritime trade system
Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the variou...

The Influence of train running direction and track supports position on the behaviour of transition zones.

Conference Proceeding
Sañudo Ortega, R., Miranda manzanares, M., Markine, V., & Dell'Olio, L. (2016)
The Influence of train running direction and track supports position on the behaviour of transition zones. In Proceedings of XII CONGRESO DE INGENIERÍA DEL TRANSPORTEhttps://doi.org/10.4995/cit2016.2016.4073
Different types of track infrastructure can be found along railway lines. Separation zones between these different types of structures are the source of a lot of problems. Tra...

A model of bus bunching under reliability-based passenger arrival patterns

Journal Article
Fonzone, A., Schmöcker, J., & Liu, R. (2015)
A model of bus bunching under reliability-based passenger arrival patterns. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 59, 164-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2015.05.020
If bus service departure times are not completely unknown to the passengers, non-uniform passenger arrival patterns can be expected. We propose that passengers decide their ar...

Bounded rationality in hyperpath assignment: the locally rational traveller model.

Conference Proceeding
Fonzone, A., & Bell, M. G. H. (2010)
Bounded rationality in hyperpath assignment: the locally rational traveller model. In Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting compendium of papers DVD
The concepts of optimal strategy and hyperpath were introduced in the transport field under the paradigms of equilibrium and expected utility theory, which assume perfect rati...
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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

SeaConAZ

2015 - 2019
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...
Funder: The Research Funding Council of Norway | Value: £47,505

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

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

ENRICH: EC-ChiNa Research Network on Integrated Container Supply Chains

2013 - 2017
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...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £53,909

Development of an innovative grid-scale energy storage to push UK and China renewables

2018 - 2021
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £25,819

Essential Evidence for Scotland

2019 - 2019
Translational research can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence summaries when they have neither time, knowledge of, nor access to much of the peer reviewed evidence base. The...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £5,047

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

Increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population

2019 - 2020
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include: - translational research to ensure the evidenc...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £22,776
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Richard Llewellyn appointed to SEStran Board

8 August 2018
Transport Research Institute academic, Richard Llewellyn, has been appointed to serve a four-year term as a non-Councillor board member on the South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) Bo...

After weeks of travel chaos, questions loom about rail privatisation

8 June 2018
On Saturday 9th June, Dr Jonathan Cowie of Edinburgh Napier University's Transport Research Institute was quoted by the i paper in a feature about the recent problems on the railways, particularly wit...

Cobbles, potholes, and rough roads can cause nerve damage for cyclists, study finds

8 October 2017
Cyclists who regularly ride on poor road surfaces or cobbles could be at risk of suffering nerve damage in their hands and arms, a new study has found. The study by Edinburgh Napier University found ...

Is your commute causing you permanent nerve damage?

7 October 2017
Potholes are not just a danger to your bike - but could also cause permanent nerve damage to you, according to new research. A study by Edinburgh Napier University discovered that Hand Arm Vibration ...

TRI Academic Appointed Institution Chair

27 July 2017
TRI Academic, Richard Llewellyn, has been appointed as chair of the Scottish Region of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation for 2017-18.

Dr Jason Monios wins funding to study climate change adaptation at ports

18 April 2017
TRI's Dr Jason Monios is part of a consortium that was successful in a funding application to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Led by Professor Adolf Ng at the Un...

TRI Academic Invited Speaker at Road Safety Conference

2 April 2017
TRI researcher, Richard Llewellyn, was invited to speak on the controversial subject of Shared Space and its implications at a industry conference in Stirling.

TRI members give evidence at Scottish parliament committee hearing

8 February 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...