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Access To Evidence (351)

Our panel of experts has reviewed the evidence on 22 areas of sustainable urban mobility. Select your topic of interest in the box above to see the material available and then click through to access the evidence. Some material is located on subscription or pay-per-view websites, but you should expect to reach an abstract describing the content. Where available, free to access versions have been chosen.

For those people who do not have access to subscription sites hosting academic material, we would suggest visiting the website (or variant for your country), and searching for a particular article(s). This will sometimes provide a link to a pre-publication copy, or institutional copy of the same material.

While these links all worked when the database was created we cannot guarantee they will always work. In some cases links may bring you to a website where you will have to do a search for the material.

Consultants report on demand responsive transport (DRT) services operating in Manchester (UK).

JMP (2005). Local Link Evaluation Study. Manchester, UK: JMP Consulting.

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Journal article that examines the take-up of cycling on a new urban traffic-free cycle routes in Stafford, England. The study, based on questionnaires collected in 2006 following the intervention were analysed through the context of the Theory of Planned Behaviour.

The paper presents the findings of a research aimed at identifying success factors for light rail based on the analysis of eight new systems: four in the USA, three in the UK and one in Canada. The paper presents the results of the performance analysis of the case studies as well as a detailed analysis of the factors that affected the performance of each system.

Evaluation report from deployment of the ‘Superblocks’ concept in the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz carried out under the CIVITAS Modern programme. Superblocks introduce a new hierarchy into the use of streets, redistributing traffic flows away from local streets.

Danish study comparing outcomes from a social cost-benefit analysis of an electric vehicle (for private use) as compared to a diesel. Study considers costs and benefits over typical life of a privately owned Danish vehicle – 12 years.

This paper reports on the effects on motor vehicle speed and cyclists’ attitudes of re-allocating road space from motor vehicles to bicycles. The study examined how bicycle lanes affect cyclist safety and the attractiveness of cycling in Swedish urban traffic. In the evaluation, fourteen streets within built-up areas in Sweden were studied before and after bicycle lanes were introduced.

Study of UK freight consolidation centres (and other urban freight policies), with particular focus on financial operating costs and potential social benefits.

Review of a series of light rail case studies with a focus on economic factors.

Hass-Klau, C., Crampton, G., Benjari, R. (2004). Economic impacts of light rail: The results of 15 urban areas in France, Germany, UK and North America. Brighton: Environmental and Transport Planning.

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