11 June 2020
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
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
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
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
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.
11 November 2019
First cycling behaviour experiment on Leeghwaterstraat
The Leeghwaterstraat on the TU Delft Campus has officially been put into use as a living lab for research into cycling behaviour and autonomous driving.
04 October 2019
13 May 2019
Who is in control of self-driving cars?
16 April 2019
TU Delft Campus living lab for autonomous driving
Along the Leeghwaterstraat on TU Delft Campus masts are currently being erected to monitor bicycle and car traffic. This will turn this part of the campus into a living lab for research into the behavior of cyclists and autonomous driving.
11 April 2019