SILCI PhD Thesis! Emma Cassar’s work on mobility-as-a-service

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Congratulations to Emma Cassar whose PhD thesis is now published and available here. Emma’s PhD research investigated the potential for ‘mobility-as-a-service’ to disrupt our car-dependence. She was particularly interested in young adults making the transition from education into the workforce, as this is often associated with a switch from public or active modes to private […]

Preference for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) – using a stated choice experiment

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Emma Cassar, a SILCI PhD researcher, presented some of her survey findings at the Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) conference online in December. The study positions Mobility as a Service in the public and private transport market using a stated choice experiment. Emma discussed the preference for Mobility as a Service in relation to […]

“Widening transitions”, and participation, at the virtual NEST conference

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Laurie Kerr, a SILCI PhD researcher, recently presented at the virtual “NEST” conference (Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions).  The theme of this year’s conference was “widening transitions”, and saw over 70 PhD and early-career researchers participate online.  Laurie presented some of her survey findings exploring the theme of “trust” in peer-to-peer mobility innovations.  Her slides can be found here. 

Four visions of future mobility

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What could urban public transport look like in the year 2045?  Our future urban transport systems are likely to be influenced by different societal changes (including responding to climate change and an ageing population), and technological changes (including the growth of the sharing economy and the use of big data).  This article explores four possible scenarios along two […]

Airline’s ticket to a fossil-free future?

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Post written by Emilie Vrain Image Attribution: Harbour Air seaplane image by Pixabay reproduced under the license Creative Comms CC0. When Canadian airline ‘Harbour Air’ became the first 100% carbon neutral airline in 2007 through carbon offset payments, they didn’t want to stop there. A new partnership with MagniX who create electric motors has led to the development of what will be the […]

Environmental benefits of shared e-scooters brought into question

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In cities across the world, dockless electric scooters are becoming an ever-more common sight.  These are often promoted as being an environmentally friendly way on travelling within a city, but this recent research paper by Joseph Hollingsworth and his colleagues finds that the truth behind these claims is more complicated.  When taking into account the materials and […]