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Disseminating learning. (2012)
Book Chapter
Wigan, M., & Legacy, C. (2012). Disseminating learning. In N. Low (Ed.), Transforming urban transport: the ethics, politics and practices of sustainable mobility. Routledge

Central to achieving sustainable transport are the processes of dissemination of learning and engagement with the public necessary to generate the motive force to transform transport. Dissemination has usually been considered to be a task undertaken... Read More about Disseminating learning..

The role of information contestability in evidence based policy in planning and transport. (2012)
Book Chapter
Wigan, M. (2012). The role of information contestability in evidence based policy in planning and transport. In H. Geerlings, Y. Shiftan, & D. Stead (Eds.), Transition towards sustainable mobility: the role of instruments, Individual and Institutions (217-230). Ashgate Publishing

Many of the processes of strategic planning and transport have long been based on slow changing environments where much of the operational investment could reasonably be undertaken on the basis that, if the present was well understood, the projection... Read More about The role of information contestability in evidence based policy in planning and transport..

Contestability, democracy and trust in the anti-terror age (2012)
Journal Article
Wigan, M. (2012). Contestability, democracy and trust in the anti-terror age. IEEE technology & society magazine, 31, 26-32. https://doi.org/10.1109/MTS.2012.2185730

Checks and balances in government are always difficult to resolve, and as both societal and governmental complexity have increased, the degree to which expertise and policy reside within government has declined. The rise of evidence-based approaches... Read More about Contestability, democracy and trust in the anti-terror age.

Accessibility indicators for transport planning. (2012)
Book Chapter
Morris, J. M., Dumble, P. L., & Wigan, M. (2012). Accessibility indicators for transport planning. In C. Mulley (Ed.), Urban Form and transport Accessibility. Edward Elgar

Both perceptual and measurable specifications of accessibility are reviewed and their relevance to transport planning established. The wide variety of analytical forms which can be used to quantify different aspects of accessibility are categorised... Read More about Accessibility indicators for transport planning..

A stochastic-based performance prediction model of road network pavement maintenance (2012)
Journal Article
Mandiartha, P., Duffield, C. F., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2012). A stochastic-based performance prediction model of road network pavement maintenance. Road and Transport Research Journal, 21, 34-52

This paper presents details of the development and implementation of a stochastic-based performance-prediction model using the Markov chains method for road network pavement maintenance. As well as the difficulty in the process of developing the tran... Read More about A stochastic-based performance prediction model of road network pavement maintenance.

Financial anatomy of the E4 Helsinki-Lahti shadow toll PPP-Project. (2012)
Conference Proceeding
LeviƤkangas, P., Wigan, M., & Haapasalo, H. J. O. (2012). Financial anatomy of the E4 Helsinki-Lahti shadow toll PPP-Project.

Purpose - Purpose: This paper investigates the returns to the investors and the state in private finance of road infrastructure. It uses an empirical case of the E4 Helsinki-Lahti road, which was built in 1995-1999 in Finland as the first real PPP-pr... Read More about Financial anatomy of the E4 Helsinki-Lahti shadow toll PPP-Project..

The kinematic features of motorcycles in congested urban networks (2012)
Journal Article
Lee, T., Polak, J. W., Bell, M. G. H., & Wigan, M. (2012). The kinematic features of motorcycles in congested urban networks. Accident analysis and prevention, 49, 203-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2011.04.002

The aim of this paper is to compare the kinematic features of motorcycles with those of passenger cars in urban traffic. The hypothesis that motorcycles’ capability to swerve in urban traffic contributes to their seemingly assertive behaviour is exam... Read More about The kinematic features of motorcycles in congested urban networks.

Process validation of urban freight and logistics models (2012)
Journal Article
Donnelly, R., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2012). Process validation of urban freight and logistics models. Procedia, social and behavioral sciences, 39, 400-408. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.117

A number of innovative modelling approaches for the analysis of urban freight demand and its impact upon the built environment and transport infrastructure have been proposed over the past several years. These range from new and more robust synthetic... Read More about Process validation of urban freight and logistics models.

The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning (2011)
Journal Article
Wigan, M. (2011). The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning. Road and Transport Research Journal, 20, 32-40

Sustainable transport requires not only solid evidence to support policy and practice, but also to allow this to be examined with a high degree of transparency. Not all technical reports have the supporting evidence (or indeed models) made readily av... Read More about The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning.

Enhancing community participation in Metropolitan strategic transport planning through shared analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Sunter, P., & Wigan, M. (2011). Enhancing community participation in Metropolitan strategic transport planning through shared analysis. Road and Transport Research Journal, 20, 24-35

This paper assesses and explores the existing potential for new approaches to software and data, such as the open source movement, to contribute to more open and contestable strategic land-use and transport planning processes. Issues with the current... Read More about Enhancing community participation in Metropolitan strategic transport planning through shared analysis.

Developing a transition probability matrix as a measure of road network maintenance effectiveness. (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Mandiartha, P., Duffield, C. F., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2011). Developing a transition probability matrix as a measure of road network maintenance effectiveness.

This paper presents a study that assesses the effectiveness of road network maintenance based on historical costs and road roughness progression. The study is intended to measure the effectiveness of routine maintenance and a combination of routine a... Read More about Developing a transition probability matrix as a measure of road network maintenance effectiveness..

You are where you have been: the privacy implications of location and tracking technologies (2011)
Journal Article
Clarke, R., & Wigan, M. (2011). You are where you have been: the privacy implications of location and tracking technologies. Journal of Location Based Services, 5, 138-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/17489725.2011.637969

A decade ago, technologies that could provide information about the location of a motor vehicle, or a computer, or a person, were in their infancy. A wide range of tools are now in use and in prospect, which threaten to strip away another layer of th... Read More about You are where you have been: the privacy implications of location and tracking technologies.

The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Wigan, M. (2010). The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning.

Sustainable transport requires not only solid evidence to support policy and practice, but also to allow this to be examined with a high degree of transparency. Not all technical reports have the supporting evidence (or indeed models) made readily av... Read More about The role of contestable processes in advancing sustainability in transport and planning..

Stochastic based models for low volume road (LVR) network management. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Mandiartha, P., Duffield, C. F., Thompson, R. G., & Wigan, M. (2010). Stochastic based models for low volume road (LVR) network management.

A major challenge faced by road authorities is to manage road networks within budget constraints and the uncertainty associated in predicting future performance of pavements; this is particularly true for the low volume road network. Road authorities... Read More about Stochastic based models for low volume road (LVR) network management..

The passenger car unit values of motorcycles at the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flow. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Lee, T., Polak, J. W., Bell, M. G. H., & Wigan, M. (2010). The passenger car unit values of motorcycles at the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flow.

The aim of this study is to estimate the Passenger Car Unit (PCU) values of motorcycles in two traffic environments: at the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flow. Motorcycles are able to undertake both lane-based and non-lane-based... Read More about The passenger car unit values of motorcycles at the beginning of a green period and in a saturation flow..

The PCU values of motorcycles in congested flow. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Lee, T., Polak, J. W., Bell, M. G. H., & Wigan, M. (2010). The PCU values of motorcycles in congested flow.

PCU (Passenger Car Unit) values are used in traffic management and transportation planning to calculate the flow volume in mixed traffic. However, the impact of motorcycles on road capacity is difficult to measure due to their ability to undertake bo... Read More about The PCU values of motorcycles in congested flow..