2017 STAR Conference
Wednesday, 24 May 2017, Technology and Innovation Centre of the University of Strathclyde. 2017 Conference Programme.
Conference papers are listed below by topic. Papers are in PDF format.
- Keynote presentation - Opportunities and Risks of Mobility as a Service in an Uncertain Future - Martin Higgitt, SYSTRA
- Review of the National Transport Strategy (NTS) - Alan Runcie and Douglas Krestoff, Transport Scotland
- A Roadmap Towards the Collaborative Transport Economy - Paul White, Confederation for Passenger Transport and Derek Halden, DHC Loop Connections
- Evaluating Compliance to Scotland’s Low Emission Zone Policy: A spatial assessment of the car stock. Craig Morton, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
- Failing to meet decarbonisation targets in the transport sector? Different perspectives from officials working in a Scottish Local Authority - Noemi Giupponi, Glasgow City Council
- Greenhouse gas emissions reduction potential in the Scottish transport sector from recent advances in transport fuels and fuel technologies. - Alex Stewart and Jonathan Stokeld, Element Energy
Walking for Sustainable Living
- Creating walking communities – lessons from Scotland’s Smarter Choices Smarter Places Programme. - Stuart Douglas, Paths for All
- Walk Hack: Changing Walking Behaviour - Cecilia Oram, Sustrans Scotland
- Towards a walking world. - Mark Bowman, Arup
Safety of Vulnerable Road Users
- The Visualisation of SiN in Edinburgh. - Suzanne Meade, Kathryn Stewart and Prof. Mike Maher, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University
- Cycle accident hotspots in Scotland. - David Corner and Matt Pearce, Sustrans – Research and Monitoring Unit
- Calling all Smombies and Pedtextrians. - Adrian Garcia and Richie Fraser, AECOM
Evaluation of Infrastructure
- The M74 Completion Scheme – Is it performing as expected? Does it do what it said on the tin? - Robert Allan and Iain Clement, SYSTRA Limited
- Borders Rail Evaluation: One Year On. - Rachel Thomas, Peter Brett Associates and John Galilee, Transport Scotland
- Developments in cycling infrastructure and provision in Glasgow: an analysis of impact. - Karen Macpherson, Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Travel Planning for a Better Future
- Five days of training, five years on… A Travel Advisor’s story. - John Geelan, Steer Davies Gleave
- Travelknowhow Scotland. - Eric Guthrie, Tactran.
- Advances in Real Time Passenger Information. - Catriona Macdonald and Jim Grieve, SEStran
Appraisal and Connectivity
- Breaking new ground: The Case for Investment for the A9 Dualling Programme - Scotland’s longest rural trunk road. - Judith MacDonald, Transport Scotland and Richard Cann and Neil Halket, AECOM.
- Measuring the performance of bus policy implementation by local authorities in Scotland. - Clare McTigue and Jason Monios, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University.
- The future of Inter-island transport in the Orkney and Shetland Islands. - Stephen Canning and Scott Leitham, Peter Brett Associates; Michael Craigie, Shetland Islands Council; Gavin Barr, Orkney Islands Council; Neil MacRae, HITRANS and Tony Jarvis, Highlands & Islands Enterprise
Can Transport Enhance Society
- Travelling well with dementia. - Andy Hyde, Independent Practitioner and Beth Garner, Viaqqio, ESP Group.
- Delivering Community Benefits through Transport Infrastructure Projects. - Keri Stewart and Kevin Waters, Sweco.
- Understanding the relationship between Active Travel to school and health inequalities. - David Corner and George Macklon, Sustrans – Research and Monitoring Unit
Data and Modelling
- How best to use Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras in deriving travel patterns – the value of simulation. - Ben Mackley and Tom van Vuren, Mott MacDonald.
- Upgrading the 2012 LATIS model to develop the new 2014 LATIS model. - Peter Davidson and Rob Culley, Peter Davidson Consultancy Ltd. and Malcolm Neil and Boris Johansson, SYSTRA Ltd.
- Using big data technologies to support Bus Punctuality Improvement in Scotland. - Tobi Tonner, UrbanTide
Optimising the Cycle Network
- Cyclists’ exposure to hand-arm vibration and pavement surface improvement in the City of Edinburgh. - Mark Taylor, Alan Edgar and Matthew Raine, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University.
- Delivery of cycling Infrastructure: Using geospatial data to identify and prioritise projects. - Twan van Duivenbooden, Sustrans and Collin Little, Glasgow City Council.
- Development of a GIS based toolbox for mapping Cycling Potential across Scotland. - Luke Philips, Cycling Scotland and Andrew Range, AECOM
Changing Travel Behaviour
- Tackling the School Run. - Pamela Gidney, Jon Plant, Lynda Haughney and Lynsey McNeil, SYSTRA Ltd; Elaine Wilson-Smith, Wellside Research and Suzanne Motherwell, Sustrans
- Achieving travel behaviour change in Scotland’s academic institutions. - Christopher Fallen, Sweco and Queen Margaret University.
- Promoting Walking to School in Scotland: What Works. - Stuart Hay and Chris Thompson, Living Streets Scotland
- Using Travel Disruption to Encourage Cycling for Short Journeys: a Rail case study - Keith Irving, Cycling Scotland and Kathryn Mackay, Scotrail
- Why does new transport infrastructure seem to cost more in Scotland and GB than in other northern European countries? - Prof. Tom Rye, David Scotney and Prof. Christiane Bielefeldt, Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University