Iain, Greg and Jillian from the project have written up a working paper on the need to plan more effectively for the transition to ‘smart mobility’.
“The Governance of Smart Mobility will therefore require the Smart Governance of Mobility so that the conditions necessary to ensure that the smart transition is beneficial do in fact prevail, otherwise there is the real risk that the smart mobility system will develop in ways which fail to meet the societal goals which public agencies are there to promote.”
The Governance of Smart Mobility Working Paper version 03_2016
This document (Transport Resilience Review final) contains a short response to the DfT’s Resilience Review Report. The document suggests the need to expand the framing of resilience. Whilst the infrastructural recommendations are certain to reduce the duration and severity of many extreme weather events, the absence of a clear understanding of the social response to disruption means that some potential solutions will be missed and some will be mistargeted.
The Transport Resilience Review can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/transport-resilience-review-recommendations
Changing your usual travel patterns to walk or cycle away from major roads has been shown to significantly reduce exposure to harmful air pollutants from traffic, according to a recent study by Sustrans and a number of other organisations
News article: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/resources/in-the-news/greenways-to-cleaner-air?dm_i=6EB,NVTV,1571MG,1XGPG,1
London Greenways Report: http://www.sustrans.org.uk/assets/files/london/2010%20London%20Greenways%20Monitoring%20Report_final.pdf
In December, James gave this presentation at the University of Lancaster.
Disrupting mobility, lowering carbon – Lancaster Uni December 2011