Cluster 1: Networks
NECTAR Cluster 1 – Networks Workshop
NECTAR came to the United Kingdom after several years for a Cluster 1 workshop about: Exploring equity issues in transport and communication networks. Participants arrived from a range of Universities in the UK, Ireland and The Netherlands to enjoy an informative walking trip by Martin Rivas-Perez on a sunny day in the spa town of Harrogate in Yorkshire. Click here for the full report.
NECTAR CLUSTER-1 SAFELY RESCUED IN THE AZORES
On 16-17 September NECTAR Cluster 1 on Networks met in the beautiful city of Angra do Heroísmo, in the Azores Islands, Portugal, for a meeting hosted by Tomaz Dentinho (University of Azores). A range of papers on the theme “Crucial Networks for Peripheral Territories” were presented and discussed, alongside a few papers that aimed at continuing and extending the scope of research on “Networks” within the Cluster. Click here for the full report
Workshop on “Crucial Networks for Peripheral Territories”
It is pleasure to announce the NECTAR Cluster 1 Workshop in Angra do Heroísmo, with the theme Crucial Networks for Peripheral Territories, to be held at the University of Azores, Portugal, from 16 to 17 September 2011. Please find here the call for papers with correct links, dates and contact person. Please see also the website: www.apdr.pt/nectar/
NECTAR-ERSA special session
Cluster 1 (and particularly Moshe Givoni and Piet Rietveld) organized a very successful NECTAR-ERSA Special Session on the theme of "High-Speed Rail as a new transport network" during the ERSA 50th Conference at Jonkoping (Sweden). Overall 11 papers were presented during three sessions which focused on three relevant themes: "High Speed Rail and Economic Development"; "High Speed Rail and Regional Development"; and "High Speed Rail Stations and Air Transport". Click here for the program of the session.
For further information please contact Moshe Givoni
As a result of the September 2008 NECTAR Cluster 1 meeting at Oxford, the edited book carrying the same title as the cluster meeting was published in June 2010 and launched at WCTR in Lisbon by Routldge.
The full details of the book are: Givoni, M. and Banister, D. (eds.) (2010) Integrated Transport: from Policy to Practice. Routledge. 368 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-54893-9.
Workshop on “Railways in the 21st century: Spatial, Economic, Societal and Environmental Impacts”
Local Organizer: Galit Cohen-Blankshtain (The Hebrew University, Israel (IL))
The workshop focused on various aspects of rail investment and rail development. Issued regarding efficiency of rail investments were discussed as well as rail planning aspects (both freight and passenger rails), policy processes, environmental and historical aspects. Access to the presentation: Soon will be available at the web-site of the School of Public Policy, The Hebrew University. For more information about the workshop please click here.
Cluster 1 meeting: Oxford (September 12-13 2008)On September 12-13, 2008 the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) at Oxford University Centre for the Environment hosted a NECTAR cluster 1 meeting dedicated to Integrated Transport: from policy to practice.
List of papers delivered:
Lines and services in a strategic multi-modal freight network model methodology and application, Bart Jourquin, Jorge Pinna, Jonathan Lechien, Galina Iassinovskaia (Louvain School of Management, Catholic University of Mons)
Environmental Awareness and Rail Passenger Transport in Europe, Aura Reggiani (University of Bologna) and Marco Percoco (Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management, Bocconi University)
Could you also have made this trip by another mode? An investigation of perceived travel possibilities of car and train travellers on the main travel corridors to the City of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Job van Exel and Piet Rietvel (Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit)
The importance of human effort in planning networks, John Parkin (School of the Built Environment and Engineering, University of Bolton)
Public Transport Management in France: How to manage gaps between mono-scale policies, Pierre Zembri (Research Unit 4113 MRTE (Mobility, Networks, Territories and Environment, University of Cergy-Pontoise)
Impediments to Integrative Transport Policies: Lessons from the Case of Modiin, Eran Feitelson (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Intermodalism in the U.S: Issues and Prospects, Joseph Szyliowicz (Intermodal Transportation Institute, University of Denver)
Modal re-balance and intermodal integration: a sublagoon tube for Venezia, Punzo, V, Borzacchiello, M.T, Ciuffo, B, Torrieri.V (Department of Transportation Engineering, University of Napoli), Nijkamp, P. (Department of Spatial Economics, Vrije Universiteit)
Integrated transport planning: What is too far and what is too close?, Yusak O. Susilo (Centre for Transport and Society, School of the Built and Natural Environment, University of the West of England) and Martin Dijst (Department of Human Geography & Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University)
Future of Road Network Management and the role of Intelligent Transport Systems, Neil Hoose (Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London and Bittern Consulting Ltd)
Can the Green Olympics help Beijing move to an integrated and sustainable transport policy?, Jimin Zhao (Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University)
Justifying transport infrastructure: Enhancing land use development or coping with demand for travel?, Galit Cohen-Blankshtain (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Accessibility, Road Infrastructure, and Productivity in the US-Mexico Border, Roberto Duran-Fernandez (Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University)
Assessment of Costs and Benefits of Integrating the Railways in Urban Transport, Torben Holvad (European Railway Agency)
Energy consumption and freight transport demand in Denmark, David Bonilla (Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University) and Kim Salling (Technical University of Denmark)
Reinventing the Wheel - planning the rail network to meet mobility needs of the 21st century, Moshe Givoni and David Banister (Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University)
The Value of Reliability and Transport Networks: An Overview, Luca Zamparini (University of Lecce) and Aura Reggiani (Department of Economics, University of Bologna)
Local organizers : David
Banister, Moshe Givoni and Lara Scott
Cluster 1 meeting: Stuttgart, October 26-27, 2007
This cluster meeting has been held in Stuttgart in October 26 - 27, 2007. The local organizer was Guenther Haag. the organization has been perfect and the meeting has been fruitful.
• Measuring the movement of hotspots : a look at traffic accidents in the United States, Laurie Schintler, George Mason University
• PPP in Norway : does it lead to a more efficient solution or is just a new way of financing infrastructure?, Knut Sandberg Eriksen, TOI, Oslo
• Low cost carriers and territories in Western Europe : More global accessibility and less centralised networks, Pierre Zembri, University of Cergy-Pontoise, MRTE
• "Small worlds" of air links in the European cities network : what an analysis of the organisation of the Air transport network tells to the European urban geography, Sandra Bozzani-Franc, Alexis Conesa, Alain L'Hostis, INRETS, LVMT, Arcueil (France)
• Travelling for knowledge in the global economy : globalization and virtualization of small high-tech firms, Marina Van Geenhuizen, ary Samsura, Policy Analysis Department, TU Delft
• Vulnerability and disruptions in supply chains and transportation networks : A complex networks perspective, Thomas Seyffertitz, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
• Assessment of impacts of regional airports ; Some results of the RAIRDev project, Günther Haag, Marina Thiele, Steinbeis transfer Centre Applied system Analyses, Stuttgart
• Accessibility and network structures : The case of commuting in Germany, Aura Reggiani, Pietro Bucci, University of Bologna, Department of Economics
• Valuation of travel-time reliability for railway passengers, Piet Rieveld, Yin-Yen Tseng, Eric Verhoef, VU Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Department of spatial Economics
• Accessibility indicators and urban development, Maria Teresa Borzacchiello, Peter Nijkamp, Eric Koomen, VU Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics
• Two-lane strategies to secure innovation : the fashion Industry, Dirk-Jan Kamann, Daan Steller, University of Groningen, Department of Business Administration
• Investigating commuter dynamics : a weighted network comparative analysis, Andrea De Montis, alessandro Chessa, Michele Campagna, Simone Caschili, Giancarlo Deplano, University of Sassari, Department of Engineering and Planning