Research

Author (lead): “Strategy options for paratransit business development & service improvement” (Earthscan, 2016)

Given the significant challenges to large-scale paratransit replacement identified in Paratransit in African Cities (operations, regulation and reform), it is evident that Sub-Saharan African cities are likely to depend, for decades to come, on paratransit modes. This chapter explores some … Continue reading →

Research & writing: UNEP’s “Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling” (UNEP)

This new report, Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling – policies and realities from around the world, was published in 2016 by Share the Road, led by UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report highlights the importance of investment in walking and … Continue reading →

Literature review & analysis: Transport, poverty alleviation and the principles of social justice

Sustainable transport is an important enabler of poverty alleviation and reducing inequity, if done right. In 2016 the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) initiated the i-STEP programme to safeguard that growing support for sustainable transport in global processes. … Continue reading →

Research & publication “Considering the opportunities for public bicycle systems in Cape Town”

Finding our balance: Considering the opportunities for public bicycle systems in Cape Town, South Africa, was published in the peer-reviewed journal Research in Transportation Business and Management 15, November 2014. This paper seeks to examine the degree to which a public bicycle … Continue reading →

Research & feasibility study: Public Bicycle (Bicycle Share) system for Cape Town

Since their emergence in the 1960s, public bicycle systems (also known as bicycle-sharing systems, or bike-share) now operate in more than 730 cities worldwide, on five continents. These systems usually operate in the commercial district or central city, where there are multiple desirable destinations and a … Continue reading →