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06 August 2021

Uber both competes with, and complements public transport

Uber both competes with, and complements public transport

Tussen een en twee op de vijf Uber-reizen hebben geen haalbaar alternatief in het openbaar vervoer. Het aandeel reizigers dat Uber verkiest boven openbaar vervoer neemt af naarmate de reistijd van het openbaar vervoer concurrerender is. Dat zijn twee bevindingen in een nieuw onderzoeksrapport over ritdiensten, dat gebaseerd is op een vergelijking van gegevens van Uber en het openbaar vervoer uit zes steden in de VS en Europa.

11 February 2021

PhD Defence Alexandra Gavriilidou

PhD Defence Alexandra Gavriilidou

Wednesday the 3rd of February Alexandra Gavriilidou will defend her thesis entitled ‘Cyclists in Motion: from data collection to behavioural models.’ The defence ceremony will take place in the Senaatszaal of the TU Delft Aula. Prior to the defence, at 14:30, Alexandra will give a brief presentation about her research.

11 February 2021

PhD Defence Florian Schneider

PhD Defence Florian Schneider

Monday the 1st of February Florian Schneider will defend his thesis entitled ‘Spatial activity-travel patterns of cyclists’. The defence ceremony will be online and start at 15.00 hr.

22 January 2021

Well prepared for future disasters

Yesterday Ernst Kuijpers, Marion Koopmans and Ahmed Aboutaleb presented the Pandemics and Disaster Preparedness Center (PDPC) of TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Erasmus University Rotterdam during the television programme Jinek. Many researchers from the faculty of CEG are involved, including Prof. Bas Jonkman (for his expertise on floods and their impact) and Prof. Serge Hoogendoorn (for his knowledge of the role of mobility in infectious diseases).

22 January 2021

Well prepared for future disasters

Yesterday Ernst Kuijpers, Marion Koopmans and Ahmed Aboutaleb presented the Pandemics and Disaster Preparedness Center (PDPC) of TU Delft, Erasmus MC and Erasmus University Rotterdam during the television programme Jinek. Many researchers are involved, including dr. Tina Comes and prof. Pieter van Gelder. This knowledge centre brings together top scientists with knowledge of pandemic threats and climate-related calamities.

11 June 2020

Public transport and shared mobility during and after a social distancing society

Public transport and shared mobility during and after a social distancing society

Public transport has not been the same since the corona crisis. The first challenge was to keep a safe distance in the train, tram, metro or bus and in multiple countries Public Transport, is currently (fully) opening up again. What measures are needed and what structural changes will we see? And what will be the effect on Mobility as a Service (MaaS)?

16 March 2020

Millions of euros to improve to improve the Rhine-Alpine freight corridor

Millions of euros to improve to improve the Rhine-Alpine freight corridor

Container ships that aren’t fully loaded, congested locks resulting in long waits for vessels, suboptimal navigation of ships on rivers and fully loaded ships that cannot cope with low water levels. These are common problems on inland waterways. The Horizon 2020 programme ‘Novel inland waterway transport concepts for moving freight effectively’ (NOVIMOVE) is going to use a European grant of almost 9 million euros to conduct research on how to improve the logistics of this transport system.

24 February 2020

Measuring, predicting and managing public transport disruptions

Measuring, predicting and managing public transport disruptions

Disruptions to public transport caused by breakdowns or accidents happen on a daily basis. Researcher Menno Yap is developing a method to reduce the impact they have on travellers.

10 February 2020

ERC grant for Serge Hoogendoorn

ERC grant for Serge Hoogendoorn

Serge Hoogendoorn (Professor Traffic Operations & Management) received an ERC proof of concept grant for the further development of an intelligent multi-modal transfer flow management system. This innovative pedestrian management system aims to make transfers at multi-modal hubs as efficient, reliable and safe for the traveller as possible.

09 February 2020

Evacuation behavior analyzed using discrete choice theory

Evacuation behavior analyzed using discrete choice theory

In a combined research of the TU Delft and UC Berkeley the behavior of evacuees of Hurricane Irma was modelled and analyzed empirically using a variety of choice models, estimated on actual evacuation choice data.