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The influence of traffic, geometric and context variables on urban crash types: a grouped random parameter multinomial logit approach

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Intini, P., Berloco, N., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Ranieri, V. (2020)
The influence of traffic, geometric and context variables on urban crash types: a grouped random parameter multinomial logit approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2020.100141
Numerous road safety studies have been dedicated to the estimation of crash frequency and injury severity models. However, previous research has shown that different factors m...

Analysis of Safety Benefits and Security Concerns from the Use of Autonomous Vehicles: A Grouped Random Parameters Bivariate Probit Approach with Heterogeneity in Means

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Ahmed, S. S., Pantangi, S. S., Eker, U., Fountas, G., Still, S. E., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (2020)
Analysis of Safety Benefits and Security Concerns from the Use of Autonomous Vehicles: A Grouped Random Parameters Bivariate Probit Approach with Heterogeneity in Means. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2020.100134
This paper investigates public perceptions towards potential safety benefits, and safety- and security-related concerns from the future use of autonomous vehicles by utilizing...

The Flying Car – Challenges and Strategies towards Future Adoption

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Shahriar Ahmed, S., Hulme, K., Fountas, G., Eker, U., Benedyk, I., Still, S., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (2020)
The Flying Car – Challenges and Strategies towards Future Adoption. Frontiers in Built Environment, 6, https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2020.00106
In recent years, our surface transportation infrastructure is suffering from overuse, extreme traffic congestion, and roadway disrepair. Instead of following the traditional i...

How Do People Move Around? National Data on Transport Modal Shares for 131 Countries

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Fountas, G., Sun, Y., Akizu-Gardoki, O., & Pomponi, F. (2020)
How Do People Move Around? National Data on Transport Modal Shares for 131 Countries. World, 1(1), 34-43. https://doi.org/10.3390/world1010003
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought global mobility into the spotlight, with well over 100 countries having instituted either a full or partial lockdown by April 2020. Reduced m...

An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to pay for and use flying cars

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Eker, U., Fountas, G., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (2020)
An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to pay for and use flying cars. Aerospace science and technology, 104, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2020.105993
From the early years of aviation, flying cars have constituted an appealing topic for science-fiction scenarios. Currently, recent technological developments demonstrate that...

The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents

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Fountas, G., Fonzone, A., Gharavi, N., & Rye, T. (2020)
The joint effect of weather and lighting conditions on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 27, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2020.100124
This study seeks to identify and analyze variations in the effect of contributing factors on injury severities of single-vehicle accidents across various lighting and weather ...

Do High Visibility Enforcement Programs Affect Aggressive Driving Behavior? An Empirical Analysis Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data

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Pantangi, S. S., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. C., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., & Blatt, A. (2020)
Do High Visibility Enforcement Programs Affect Aggressive Driving Behavior? An Empirical Analysis Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data. Accident analysis and prevention, 138, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2019.105361
This paper investigates the effect of High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) programs on different types of aggressive driving behavior, namely, speeding, tailgating, unsafe lane c...

An Exploratory Investigation of Public Perceptions Towards Key Benefits and Concerns from the Future Use of Flying Cars

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Eker, U., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. C., & Still, S. E. (2020)
An Exploratory Investigation of Public Perceptions Towards Key Benefits and Concerns from the Future Use of Flying Cars. Travel Behaviour and Society, 19, 54-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tbs.2019.07.003
The imminent introduction of flying cars in the traffic fleet is anticipated to modify the mobility patterns of urban commuters. Flying cars' hybrid operation on the ground an...

Environmental and economic assessment of traffic-related air pollution using aggregate spatial information: A case study of Balneário Camboriú, Brazil

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Tischer, V., Fountas, G., Polette, M., & Rye, T. (2019)
Environmental and economic assessment of traffic-related air pollution using aggregate spatial information: A case study of Balneário Camboriú, Brazil. Journal of Transport and Health, 14, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100592
Introduction Transportation is one of the main determinants of atmospheric pollutant emissions in urban areas. This externality has direct environmental, economic and public ...

An exploratory investigation of public perceptions towards safety and security from the future use of flying cars in the United States

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Eker, U., Ahmed, S. S., Fountas, G., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (2019)
An exploratory investigation of public perceptions towards safety and security from the future use of flying cars in the United States. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amar.2019.100103
This study aims at investigating public perceptions towards the safety and security implications that will arise after the future introduction of flying cars in the traffic fl...

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