Mobile phone apps: a rich source of data for cycle infrastructure planning?

6th February, 2015

Discuss our reserach on mobile phone data for cycling infrastructure planning in the current Viewpoint of Local Transport Today (Issue 664)

For reference please use "Schliwa*, Bell, Evans & Mason (2015), Local Transport Today (LLT) Issue 664, Viewpoint, p. 18."

*Corresponding author, please email gabriele.schliwa@manchester.ac.uk for any questions or feedback.

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Dr Jana Wendler

Jana works as a Research Associate for the Univerisity Living Lab. She has completed her PhD on alternative urban experiments, looking at innovation and learning at the grassroots. She is also a game designer, and seeks to connect playful approaches to sustainability thinking and learning.

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Experiments, Playful learning, Geography, Cities, alternatives

Manchester Engineering Campus Developments (MECD)

Over the next 6 years, the University of Manchester is investing £300m to create a world-class engineering campus. As part of the design process, a series of consultations have been taking place between Estates, academics and consultants to ensure that the campus is also at the leading edge in furthering the University’s sustainability and low-carbon goals.

Horizon 2020 Triangulum - Demonstrate, disseminate, replicate for smart green growth

5th February, 2015

Triangulum is a €25 million Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies and roll them out across the world. Starting with the 1st February, The University of Manchester is working with the cities of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Stavanger in Norway to demonstrate ‘smart green growth’ – reducing carbon emissions while boosting the economy. Next week all European partners will meet in Manchester for the launch of the 5-year project. 

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Triangulum - Creating smarter cities

Triangulum is a €25 million Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission to demonstrate cutting-edge smart city technologies and roll them out across the world. The University is working with the cities of Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Stavanger in Norway to demonstrate ‘smart green growth’ – reducing carbon emissions while boosting the economy.

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Can cycling apps inform smart infrastructure planning?

22nd December, 2014

The results of our research into the representativeness of Strava Cycling app data are now published in Parsons Brinckerhoff's current EFR issue, please find the article here.

Authors: Benjamin Bell, James Evans, Christopher Mason, Gabriele Schliwa* 

*Corresponding author, please email gabriele.schliwa@manchester.ac.uk for any questions or feedback.

 

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Working paper "Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance" online

11th November, 2014

The University Living Lab working paper Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance by Alistair Sheldrick, James Evans and Gabriele Schliwa is now available in our research section: http://universitylivinglab.org/manchestercyclinglab/research

Please cite as: Sheldrick, A, Evans, J. and Schliwa, G. (2014) Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance. University Living Lab Working Paper, University of Manchester.

 

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Working paper "Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance"

Please cite as: Sheldrick, A., Evans, J. and Schliwa, G. (2014) Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance. University Living Lab Working Paper, University of Manchester.

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