Centre for Transport and Society (CTS) winter conference 2017

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Date: 15 December 2017
Venue: Room 4Q69, Frenchay Campus
Time: 09:00 - 16:30


This is a free all-day event, and a chance to hear presentations that reflect the breadth of the centre's research activities.

Presentation topics

This year we will have 11 separate presentations, covering our latest research findings on:

  • autonomous vehicles
  • evaluation of sustainable transport interventions
  • transport and wellbeing
  • travel behaviour
  • logistics
  • ticketing
  • uncertainty and economic growth issues relating to transport.

Event schedule

TimePresenterTitle
09:00-09:20 Registration/coffee
09:20-09:30Graham ParkhurstIntroduction
09:30-10:00Caroline Bartle and Kiron ChatterjeeExploring the impacts of local sustainable transport interventions on commuting in North Bristol
10:00-10:20Kiron ChatterjeePromoting sustainable travel to new residents: What do depth interviews tell us about their effectiveness?
10:20-10:40Tom CalvertFactors affecting the mobility of older residents, and implications for well-being, in Staple Hill, Bristol
10:40-11:00Daniela PaddeuCity Logistics: drivers and barriers to the implementation of Urban Freight Consolidation Centres, from the user perspective
11:00-11:20 Tea/Coffee Break
11:20-11:50Fiona CrawfordExamining day-to-day variability by connecting network- and traveller-focused analyses of travel behaviour
11:50-12:20Steve WardThe impact of ticket validation models on bus operations
12:20-12:50Ben Clark and Kiron ChatterjeeThe commuting and wellbeing study: Understanding the impact of commuting on people's lives'
12:50-14:00 Lunch in R Block, Frenchay Campus
14:00-14:30John Parkin and Jonathan FlowerFindings from the Venturer Autonomous Vehicle Project: Trial 2, interactions with other vehicles
14:30-15:00Billy Clayton et al.Autonomous Vehicles: Willingness-to-pay and willingness-to-share
15:00-15:20 Tea/Coffee Break
15:20-15:50Steve MeliaDoes transport investment really boost economic growth?
15:50-16:20Glenn Lyons and Greg MarsdenOpening out and closing down uncertainty in transport planning: purpose, procedures and people
16.20-16.30Graham ParkhurstClosing remarks
16:30-17:30 Wine reception in R Block, Frenchay Campus

How to attend

In order to attend you must register via this online form.

Cost: Free
Contact: Miriam Ricci
E-mail: Eleri.heathcote@uwe.ac.uk

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