Modelling World International talking point: How egocentric bias can lead to poor decision-making...

Modelling World International talking point: How egocentric bias can lead to poor decision-making...

Tom van Vuren: You talk about egocentric bias in your presentation at Modelling World International. Can you give an example? Alexa Delbosc: I'll borrow a definition of egocentric bias from Jarett Walker from HumanTransit.org: it's an unconscious habit of assuming that your tastes are a good guide... continue

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12 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
Models, uncertainty and emissions

Models, uncertainty and emissions

Tom: Maslov is reputed to have said that to a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Do we rely too much on... continue

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12 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Is there any point to modelling anymore?

Ali Inayathusein: In our case we used MABM which is largely Agent and Activity based. I think all models can offer plenty of valuable insight, but only if we make appropriate input assumptions to reflect paradigm shifts associated with for example working from home and the perceived attractiveness... continue

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12 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

Bath charging Clean Air Zone goes live

The UK’s first charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) outside London went live in Bath city centre on 16 March. The CAZ is intended to bring nitrogen... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Predicting the journey out of lockdown

Predicting the journey out of lockdown

The current, receding lockdown period has been different from those that have gone before, with ZatNation automatic numberplate recognition (ANPR) read... continue

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9 Apr 2021Parking Review Opinion
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ANPR experts will help develop UK ITS strategy

Business experts from the camera enforcement sector have been elected by fellow executive members onto the ITS (UK) strategy committee. Clearview’s business development consultant Neil Levett and Jenoptik’s deputy managing director Geoff Collins will join the committee that scrutinises... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Drivers trust electric vehicle roll-out will happen smoothly

Drivers trust electric vehicle roll-out will happen smoothly

Cost, charging infrastructure and range anxiety are the biggest barriers for those unlikely to purchase an electric car in the next five years, a survey by the Transport Focus, the independent watchdog for transport users shows. With sales... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Red alert for priority routes

Red alert for priority routes

Londoners living, working, visiting and going to school near to a Red Route are exposed to far greater levels of... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review News
Read the warning signs

Read the warning signs

Young people who live near polluted roads set up a guerrilla information campaign in... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Features
Exploring connected parking

Exploring connected parking

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a ‘Discovery’ project to understand the need... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Features
Maidstone adopts RingGo Net Zero Parking

Maidstone adopts RingGo Net Zero Parking

Maidstone Borough Council has become the first local authority outside of London to offer RingGo’s Net Zero Parking, a green transport product where... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Products & Services
Videalert ANPR platform integrates with ZatPark software

Videalert ANPR platform integrates with ZatPark software

CCTV traffic enforcement company Videalert has integrated its Digital Video Platform with ZatPark’s parking management software. The integration will enhance the ability of local authorities to manage permit parking... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Products & Services
Parkopedia launches digital car park mapping

Parkopedia launches digital car park mapping

Indoor parking facilities currently present many challenges for drivers. These include navigation system blackouts, finding a vehicle within large parking facilities, and... continue

9 Apr 2021Parking Review Products & Services
25% of rail commuting trips ‘may not return’

25% of rail commuting trips ‘may not return’

Commuting and business trips by train are both likely to suffer long-term decline because of Covid-19 but leisure trips could grow, according to industry analysts. A report by... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
Walking trips soar in pandemic lockdown

Walking trips soar in pandemic lockdown

Walking has been “a big winner” of the transport modes during Covid-19, according to a  team of academics.  Researchers from the... continue

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6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News
Ministers block actions to tackle illegal NO2

Ministers block actions to tackle illegal NO2

W hen the High Court instructed the Government to comply with the EU NO2 limit values as soon as possible it was widely believed that the ruling left ministers and councils with... continue

6 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

S Coast e-scooter trials live

Swedish firm Voi has launched e-scooter rental schemes in Southampton and Portsmouth, both of which feature parking racks.  The Southampton scheme launched with 50 scooters and Portsmouth launched with 100. E-scooters are available for hire between 06.00 and 22.00 at a cost of £1 to... continue

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myAutomate app aims to put motorists in the driving seat

myAutomate app aims to put motorists in the driving seat

A new driving app aggregates motoring information such as the best fuel prices and the location of electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints, car washes and car parks. The algorithm powering the myAutomate app recognises that... continue

1 Apr 2021Parking Review Products & Services

Mode shift and traffic restraint on TfN’s path to CO2 targets

Modal shift and road traffic demand management will be vital to achieving Transport for the North’s proposed 55 per cent cut to surface transport CO2 emissions in the region by 2030.  The target, to be monitored against a 2018 baseline, features in TfN’s new draft decarbonisation... continue

1 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

Perception of drones explored

Researcers are  to explore how public support for the widespread use of drones can be maximised, in an attempt to ensure the UK is a world-leader in applying the technology.   The Connected Places Catapult is commissioning a £160,000 study into public perceptions of drones. It aims... continue

1 Apr 2021Local Transport Today News

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