New article on students’ bus ridership in Transportation, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on students’ bus ridership in Transportation, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

University students are regarded as a readily available market segment for public transport. In Hanoi, as elsewhere, they constitute a large portion of bus passengers. However, one portion has been quitting buses, and the reasons were so far unknown. Nor was it clear whether they planned on retuning. Through a survey of more than 800 … Continue reading

New article on recreational cycling in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on recreational cycling in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This study joins a growing body of literature on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on activity patterns. Set in Hanoi, Vietnam, it is the first study to examine recreational cycling in the Global South. It highlights that a growth in recreational cycling presents both opportunities and challenges. Title: The emergence of recreational cycling in … Continue reading

New article on public transport and Covid-19 in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on public transport and Covid-19 in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In contrast to other cities worldwide, the pandemic has not decimated bus ridership in Hanoi. Notably, the Vietnamese capital has mostly relied on the use of face masks and hand sanitizer during travel, instead of requiring physical distancing on buses. This study examines public bus passengers’ levels of compliance with Covid-19 safety measures, and the … Continue reading

New article on Covid-19 and children’s travel in Journal of Transport Geography, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on Covid-19 and children’s travel in Journal of Transport Geography, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This is among the first studies to provide empirical evidence on active school travel rates and determinants before and after the first Covid-19 lockdown in spring 2020. We have collected and analyzed primary survey data on the school travel patterns of 472 school-age children in Hanoi, Vietnam. The findings show that the Covid-19 pandemic has … Continue reading

New article on post-Covid urban futures in Journal of Urbanism, by Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust
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New article on post-Covid urban futures in Journal of Urbanism, by Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust

This article recounts a study of media predictions on the future of cities, post-pandemic. From a theoretical perspective, we consider discourse and storytelling (written, oral, or visual) as crucial public policy and planning tools. The study is based on a qualitative analysis of more than 110 media articles from more than 60 sources, which appeared … Continue reading