UQ|UP team on Contact Magazine writing about micromobility and e-scooters
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UQ|UP team on Contact Magazine writing about micromobility and e-scooters

Brisbane faces a variety of mobility challenges and a team of UQ|UP experts (Jonathan Corcoran, Dorina Pojani, Thomas Sigler, Frank Zou) and their colleagues are looking to the potential of micromobility – such as e-scooters and e-bikes – to help alleviate the pressure. Read the full article on UQ’s Contact Magazine: https://stories.uq.edu.au/contact-magazine/2023/why-e-scooters-are-the-public-mobility-glue-for-urban-transport/index.html Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on Streetsblog USA’s podcast Talking Headways
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Dorina Pojani on Streetsblog USA’s podcast Talking Headways

Dorina Pojani joins Jeff Woods to talk about her book, “Planning for Sustainable Transport in Southeast Asia: Policy Transfer, Diffusion, and Mobility.” They chat about how four different Southeast Asian cities are taking transportation ideas from other places and trying to deal with congestion and mobility. Listen to the full interview: https://usa.streetsblog.org/2023/01/26/talking-headways-podcast-policy-transfer-in-southeast-asia/ Continue reading

New article about motorcycle delivery services  in Journal of Transport and Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani and Vietnamese colleagues
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New article about motorcycle delivery services in Journal of Transport and Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani and Vietnamese colleagues

Delivery riders have been front-line workers throughout the pandemic but little is known about their own health and safety during this time. This study explores the health and safety issues facing delivery riders in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, during the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular during the second lockdown (May–October 2021). A web-based survey of … Continue reading

New article on bikesharing in Transportation Planning and Technology, co-authored by UQ|UP team
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New article on bikesharing in Transportation Planning and Technology, co-authored by UQ|UP team

What makes some people eschew bikesharing? What distinguishes users from non-users? The present study examines the transport priorities and socio-demographic characteristics of both users and non-users of bikesharing in the context of Adelaide, an Australian metropolis of 1.3 million people. We apply statistical techniques, including Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and two-level Nested Logit (NL) modelling, … Continue reading

Join UQ’s MaaS scheme
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Join UQ’s MaaS scheme

A Mobility as a Service (MaaS) scheme will be launched at UQ in mid-2021. A MaaS scheme is defined as the integration of transport services through a single access point with a common interface. This UQ scheme will provide users with access to a range of unlimited or discounted transport options for a fixed monthly … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
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Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

This presentation will examine issues related to policy transfer in urban transport planning in Southeast Asia. It will consider the metropolitan regions of four major capitals: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok. Who transfers policy and why, what elements of policy are transferred, in what direction and to what degree, and what barriers does transfer … Continue reading