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 construction informality in Land Use Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on construction informality in Land Use Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

Incumbent governments commonly increase public expenditures prior to elections in order to curry favor with voters and boost their chances of retaining office. This study, set in Albania, focuses on a non-fiscal approach to winning votes: condoning, or at least tolerating, informal construction activities in the residential sector prior to elections. We term this approach … Continue reading

New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team

Hopping on your bike when it’s raining, or snowing, might seem unappealing. But research by Richard Bean, Dorina Pojani, and Jonathan Corcoran, recently featured in The Conversation found that inclement weather conditions deter some cyclists more than others. In the first analysis of its kind, the UP|UP team captured eight years of data from 40 … Continue reading

Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani
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Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani

Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals Abstract   This seminar will present Dr Pojani’s latest book Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals (Edward Elgar, 2021). Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyses the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dr Pojani evaluates the historical, … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!
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Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!

Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyzes the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dorina Pojani evaluates the historical, spatial and symbolic manifestations of new capital cities, as well as the everyday experiences of those living there, to shed light on planning processes, outcomes and contemporary … 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 book chapter on the role of parking in the sharing economy, by UQ|UP team (Edward Elgar Publishing)
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New book chapter on the role of parking in the sharing economy, by UQ|UP team (Edward Elgar Publishing)

This chapter discusses how parking policies, the emerging sharing economy, and automated vehicles (AVs) interrelate to influence urban mobility. Chapter title: Parking Policy and bay-sharing for unmooring automobility from cities Chapter authors: Anthony Kimpton, Dorina Pojani, Neil Sipe, Jonathan Corcoran Book title: A Modern Guide to the Urban Sharing Economy Book editors: Thomas Sigler, Jonathan … Continue reading