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Resilience Workshop

Following work with Transport Scotland on the impacts of the Forth Road Bridge Closure Disruption Project team members Greg Marsden, Jillian Anable, Iain Docherty and Jeremy Shires ran a workshop for 32 stakeholders in Glasgow on 15th November. As well as learning from the FRB closure the workshop included case studies from Calderdale, York and Cumbria and the flooding from Storms Desmond and Eva. Resilience Workshop Participants putting together priority recommendations

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Resilience Workshop

Following work with Transport Scotland on the impacts of the Forth Road Bridge Closure Disruption Project team members Greg Marsden, Jillian Anable, Iain Docherty and Jeremy Shires ran a workshop for 32 stakeholders in Glasgow on 15th November. As well as learning from the FRB closure the workshop included case studies from Calderdale, York and Cumbria and the flooding from Storms Desmond and Eva. Resilience Workshop Participants putting together priority recommendations

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Travel Behaviour Response to Major Transport System Disruptions: Implications for Smarter Resilience Planning

This briefing paper by Greg, Jeremy, Jillian and Iain presents evidence collected from new studies of behavioural adaptation during disruptive events and uses this to identify four areas for action to improve how we plan for resilience and how we assess the worth of different types of investment strategy: 1.The development of Smart Resilience Strategies – which are a combination of transport and non-transport responses which work together to minimize the impacts of temporary infrastructure loss; 2.Measures to improve the usefulness, impact and co-ordination of communications with the public and businesses during disruptions, enabling social adaptation and reducing time wasted in unnecessarily perilous and extended journeys; 3.A continued programme of developing the capacity of travellers and businesses to adapt to different events through greater multi-modality and an increase in smart and flexible working practices; and 4.A reassessment of the approach to understanding the economic impacts of disruptive events which extends well beyond the apparent reductions in flows and increases in journey times observed on the networks and captures the societal and economic impacts in a more holistic way. Travel Behaviour Responses report

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Travel Behaviour Response to Major Transport System Disruptions: Implications for Smarter Resilience Planning

This briefing paper by Greg, Jeremy, Jillian and Iain presents evidence collected from new studies of behavioural adaptation during disruptive events and uses this to identify four areas for action to improve how we plan for resilience and how we assess the worth of different types of investment strategy: 1.The development of Smart Resilience Strategies – which are a combination of transport and non-transport responses which work together to minimize the impacts of temporary infrastructure loss; 2.Measures to improve the usefulness, impact and co-ordination of communications with the public and businesses during disruptions, enabling social adaptation and reducing time wasted in unnecessarily perilous and extended journeys; 3.A continued programme of developing the capacity of travellers and businesses to adapt to different events through greater multi-modality and an increase in smart and flexible working practices; and 4.A reassessment of the approach to understanding the economic impacts of disruptive events which extends well beyond the apparent reductions in flows and increases in journey times observed on the networks and captures the societal and economic impacts in a more holistic way. Travel Behaviour Responses report

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Working Paper on the Governance of Smart Mobility

Iain, Greg and Jillian from the project have written up a working paper on the need to plan more effectively for the transition to ‘smart mobility’.

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Working Paper on the Governance of Smart Mobility

Iain, Greg and Jillian from the project have written up a working paper on the need to plan more effectively for the transition to ‘smart mobility’.

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2015 MODEshift Convention

On 6th November ,the project team will be running a workshop on the ‘Fleximobility’ concept at the 2015 MODEshift convention in Birmingham. Further details can be found here: http://www.modeshift.org.uk/convention Modeshift is a not for profit membership organisation funded by the public, private and community sectors in the United Kingdom. They aim to secure increased levels of safe, active and sustainable travel in educational establishments, businesses and communities thereby engendering widespread travel behaviour change in the long term.

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2015 MODEshift Convention

On 6th November ,the project team will be running a workshop on the ‘Fleximobility’ concept at the 2015 MODEshift convention in Birmingham. Further details can be found here: http://www.modeshift.org.uk/convention Modeshift is a not for profit membership organisation funded by the public, private and community sectors in the United Kingdom. They aim to secure increased levels of safe, active and sustainable travel in educational establishments, businesses and communities thereby engendering widespread travel behaviour change in the long term.

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ESRC Sustainable Behaviour Seminar

On Monday 21st September, Tim will be giving a talk as part of the ESRC Seminar Series on Behaviour Change. This will be around the event topic “Approaches to Achieving Sustainable Behaviours” and will contain many references to the project’s ‘Fleximobility’ concept. Further information on this event and the rest of the seminar series can be found here: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/bl/research/bsmc/esrcseminarseries.aspx The series is organised by Bristol Social Marketing Centre at UWE, in conjunction with partners from Capita, City University London, National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), On Target Consulting, University College London, University of Bath, University of Exeter, and the University of Manchester

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ESRC Sustainable Behaviour Seminar

On Monday 21st September, Tim will be giving a talk as part of the ESRC Seminar Series on Behaviour Change. This will be around the event topic “Approaches to Achieving Sustainable Behaviours” and will contain many references to the project’s ‘Fleximobility’ concept. Further information on this event and the rest of the seminar series can be found here: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/bl/research/bsmc/esrcseminarseries.aspx The series is organised by Bristol Social Marketing Centre at UWE, in conjunction with partners from Capita, City University London, National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), On Target Consulting, University College London, University of Bath, University of Exeter, and the University of Manchester

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Report on York City Council Office Reorganisation

This short report aims to highlight the most important findings to emerge from a survey conducted by the Disruptin project into the impacts of the recent workplace reorganisation implemented by the City of York Council (CYC). As part of the reorganisation CYC consolidated its offices and workforce in 2013 from 17 sites to just 2 sites, West Offices and Hazel Court. In addition CYC also introduced new working practises that encouraged flexible working hours, ‘hot-desking’ and working from home

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Report on York City Council Office Reorganisation

This short report aims to highlight the most important findings to emerge from a survey conducted by the Disruptin project into the impacts of the recent workplace reorganisation implemented by the City of York Council (CYC). As part of the reorganisation CYC consolidated its offices and workforce in 2013 from 17 sites to just 2 sites, West Offices and Hazel Court. In addition CYC also introduced new working practises that encouraged flexible working hours, ‘hot-desking’ and working from home

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Transport Planning Society Regional Meetings

On 31st July Tim will be giving a presentation on the project’s ‘Fleximobility’ concept to the West Midlands region of the Transport Planning Society. The event will be held at Mott McDonald’s offices in Birmingham. Further details can be found here: http://www.tps.org.uk/westmidlands/events/id/0808/ It is anticipated that this will be the first of a number of presentations from the TPS regional groups.

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Transport Planning Society Regional Meetings

On 31st July Tim will be giving a presentation on the project’s ‘Fleximobility’ concept to the West Midlands region of the Transport Planning Society. The event will be held at Mott McDonald’s offices in Birmingham. Further details can be found here: http://www.tps.org.uk/westmidlands/events/id/0808/ It is anticipated that this will be the first of a number of presentations from the TPS regional groups.

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