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

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

New paper on cycling and weather in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team
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New paper on cycling and weather in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team

This study examines the effect of weather on bikeshare use. We employ data from forty Public Bicycle Sharing Programs located in forty cities (16 countries) across five different climate zones, spanning tropical to boreal climates. Our curated dataset is longitudinal and consists of nearly 100 million cycling trips. Key findings include: (a) the most significant … Continue reading

New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team
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New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team

Together, globalisation and urbanisation are accelerating the densification of cities while disruptive technologies such as micro-mobility and ride-hailing are transforming urban mobility. Amidst this change, urban planning officials and practitioners typically remain constrained to the same urban footprint, left to grapple with earlier car-oriented development, and yet must accommodate a growing population and variety of … Continue reading

New article on highway removal in Transport Reviews, by UQ|UP team
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New article on highway removal in Transport Reviews, by UQ|UP team

A scientific consensus has recently emerged suggesting that the dominant 20th century paradigm of solving transportation congestion problems by building more freeways failed. The legacy of the freeway construction era is clearly visible in polluted and congested cities worldwide. To battle these ills, planning academics have been promoting more sustainable built form aligned with dedicated … Continue reading